Heavy overnight rain left several parts of Hyderabad flooded. The heavy rain caused the Hyderabad’s Balanagar Lake breach its boundaries last night, causing huge flash floods in nearby areas.
MP Asaduddin Owaisi along with Minister for Municipal Administration in Telangana government, KT Rama Rao (KTR) inspected Appa pond at Gaganpahad on Saturday.
The heavy rain comes days after deadly downpour left at least 50 people dead and caused damage worth thousands of crores in Telangana.
Here are the Updates on Hyderabad Rain:
Inspected HimayathSagar alongwith @MDHMWSSB & his team
Rains expected in next 3 days too & few gates (4-8) will continue to be opened leading to inflow in #Musi for next 4-5 days.
People strongly advised from low lying areas along Musi to shift to relief camps. pic.twitter.com/cDxCIv1akf
– Arvind Kumar (@arvindkumar_ias) October 18, 2020
Date: 18.10.2020 #TrafficAlert
Due to heavy rains last night, NH 44 road at Gaganpahad is damaged.
The commuters going towards Airport, Shamshabad, Kurnool, Bengaluru From Hyderabad city are advised to use ORR instead of NH 44. pic.twitter.com/UfMNN1nRGu
– CYBERABAD TRAFFIC POLICE సైబరాబాద్ ట్రాఫిక్ పోలీస్ (@CYBTRAFFIC) October 18, 2020
Under the leadership of AIMIM Chief Barrister @asadowaisi sahab
Due to recent heavy rains that lashed out the city MLA Karwan @kausarmohiuddin Sahab along with AIMIM Party Corporators distributed Blankets and bed sheets among the residents of floods hit areas in shahtam nagar. pic.twitter.com/pqQ4Y7NQbh
– AIMIM Aziz Khan Pathan Golconda (@AimimAziz) October 17, 2020
Cyberabad CP Sajjanar reviewed the situation in flood-hit areas of Hyderabad today. The police official visited Rajendra Nagar, Gagan Pahad Village Pond, Old Kurnool Road and Ali Nagar area.
He requested residents to stay indoors in order to remain safe.
Heavy to very heavy rainfall occurred over Hyderabad & neighbourhood yesterday, the 17th October.
Hyderabad city 7.3 cm
Medchal Malkajgiri 17 cm
Charminar 15 cm
Forecast for today:
Isolated Heavy rain accompanied with thunderstorm likely today afternoon/night pic.twitter.com/31VLlt4Cvk
– India Met. Dept. (@Indiametdept) October 18, 2020
A six-year-old child died after a wall collapsed at the Turkapet area under Mangalhat police limits, news agency ANI reported.
G.Ranaveer Reddy, Inspector of Police, Mangalhat Police Station, speaking to ANI over the phone said, “A 6-year-old child died after a wall collapsed due to heavy rains at Turkapet area, A case has been registered.”
Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi along with Minister for Municipal Administration in Telangana government, KT Rama Rao (KTR) inspected Appa pond at Gaganpahad on Saturday.
The heavy rains had caused Appa pond to overflow, leading to large-scale flooding in the Gaganpahad area.
KTR instructed officials to carry out repair work of the pond immediately in coordination with the irrigation department. The local revenue officials were also directed to remove any encroachments in the pond.
Heavy flooding was witnessed in Chandrayangutta area of Hyderabad on Saturday. Earlier eight members of a family had been washed away in the floods, in the area, caused by heavy rains in the recent days.
Abdul Wahab, Chandrayangutta Corporator sent out a message to the people of the area, urging them to stay safe by moving to the first floor of their own or other buildings in the neighbourhood.
Heavy rains lashed several parts of Hyderabad on Saturday night. The downpour was witnessed in Nampally, Abids, Kothi, Basheerbagh, Khairatabad, Goshamahal and Vijayanagar colonies. The rains led to waterlogging in parts of the state capital, including the Falaknuma bridge.
Rescue operations were carried out to provide relief to the people, in one such operation Abdullapurmet Police pulled out a car stuck from overflowing water with the help of a JCB machine in Rachakonda.
Heavy overnight rain left several parts of Hyderabad flooded, days after deadly downpour left at least 50 people dead and caused damage worth thousands of crores in Telangana. The Balanagar Lake in the state capital breached its boundaries last night, causing huge flash floods in nearby areas.Frightening visuals showed vehicles being swept away as streets got submerged in water, and massive downpour caused huge damage in the state capital and nearby areas. This morning, videos showed people on their rooftops after floodwater entered their houses. Read