Heavy rain in many parts of Telangana. (Photo: PTI)
Heavy rains lashed many parts of Telangana late Friday night. Due to the incessant rain, the streets and roads were submerged. Water entered houses and restaurants. Cars were seen floating in many places. Heavy waterlogging occurred in many parts of Vanasthalipuram in Hyderabad after rain. People had to face a lot of difficulties to cross the roads. During this, two people were washed away due to water filling in the drain.
There was a change in the weather in Hyderabad in the evening. Suddenly it rained heavily with gusts of wind. Many places like Malakpet, Dilsukhnagar, Chaitanyapuri, Saroor Nagar, Banjara Hills, Jubilee Hill, Panjagutta and Khairatabad were inundated with water. In half an hour, 106 mm of rain was recorded in Sarunagar division and 100 mm in Saidabad, due to which vehicular movement came to a standstill.
– ANI (@ANI) October 8, 2021
The most damage caused by rain in low-lying areas
There is news of a person drowning in a drain in Champapet area of Saroor Nagar police station area. However, the police are yet to confirm the incident. In low-lying areas, the maximum damage has been caused due to rain water entering the houses. While many shops have been flooded, business came to a standstill. Eight flights were diverted from Hyderabad airport due to bad weather.
– ANI (@ANI) October 9, 2021
Two people were washed away due to water in the drains
Due to the sudden rains in the city, flash floods occurred at many places and drains were flooded, in which two people were washed away in Vanasthalipuram. IMD Hyderabad Director said, “Light to moderate rain is very likely in some districts of Telangana including Hyderabad during the next 24 hours.” The Director of Enforcement, Vigilance and Disaster Management (Vigilance & Disaster Management) issued an alert for Hyderabad after heavy rains. He said that rain-stricken or needy persons can contact this number 040-29555500 and seek help.
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