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Hyderabad Battered By Heavy Overnight Rain, Flash Floods In Some Parts

Some areas within the metropolis acquired greater than 150 mm rain via the day.


Heavy in a single day rain left a number of elements of Hyderabad flooded, days after lethal downpour left not less than 50 folks lifeless and induced injury price hundreds of crores in Telangana. The Balanagar Lake within the state capital breached its boundaries final evening, inflicting big flash floods in close by areas.

Frightening visuals confirmed automobiles being swept away as streets bought submerged in water, and big downpour induced big injury within the state capital and close by areas. This morning, movies confirmed folks on their rooftops after floodwater entered their homes.

“Because of the rains outdated Kurnool highway in the direction of airport from pvnr expressway is having waterflow over highway. All public going in the direction of airport/Bangalore  or coming from airport/Bangalore to metropolis are suggested to make use of outer ring highway,” Prakash Reddy, DCP Shamshabad, tweeted.

In a minute-long clip, an auto rickshaw and a automotive have been seen being swept away as locals tried to cease the automobiles. One other dramatic visible from Abdullapurmet, on the outskirts of Hyderabad, confirmed a automotive at a flooded avenue being pulled away.

Some areas within the metropolis acquired greater than 150 mm rain via the day, just a bit wanting the 190 mm reported on Tuesday.

The Catastrophe Response Drive (DRF) personnel of the Larger Hyderabad Municipal Company (GHMC) have been repeatedly engaged on the sphere clearing water stagnations and inundations and all doable measures have been being initiated in view of the rainfall, Vishwajit Kampati, Director, Vigilance and Catastrophe Administration of GHMC, stated in a tweet.

The climate workplace in Hyderabad stated mild to average rain or thundershowers are very more likely to happen in some elements of town on Sunday; whereas one or two locations might even see intense spells.

On Thursday, the state authorities stated that fifty folks had misplaced their lives resulting from heavy rain and flash floods and early estimates confirmed losses at round Rs 6,000 crore.

Authorities have been finishing up aid operations within the rain-affected areas, whilst some localities, near water our bodies, remained underwater.

Personnel from the military and the Nationwide Catastrophe Response Drive have been deployed to evacuate stranded residents.

Whereas Telangana is the hardest-hit by floods, neighbouring states – Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka – have additionally been affected.

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