Heavy rainfall pounded Hyderabad and elements of Medchal-Malkajgiri and Rangareddy districts in Telangana Friday night onwards, inundating roads and flooding houses and companies.
At least two folks have been washed away in Hyderabad after drains overflowed within the wake of the torrential rain, ACP Ok Purushottam advised information company ANI. Search operations are underway to rescue them.
Life has come to a standstill within the metropolis, the place lanes and roads have been submerged because of the incessant downpour, with low-lying areas beneath a number of ft of rainwater. A video shared by ANI confirmed a tempo truck being washed away within the Old metropolis space final night time.
#WATCH | Telangana: Lanes, roads submerged following incessant rainfall in Hyderabad. Visuals from the Old metropolis. (08.10) pic.twitter.com/5XCGtsmIwt
— ANI (@ANI) October 8, 2021
Rainwater additionally entered an eatery in Old metropolis space, the place patrons and other people taking shelter from the rain have been sitting in ankle-deep water.
#WATCH | Telangana: Rainwater entered a restaurant in Old City after incessant rains lashed Hyderabad, yesterday pic.twitter.com/ACLKd1Vb19
— ANI (@ANI) October 9, 2021
Vehicular motion has been badly affected in lots of elements of town, whereas pedestrians don’t have any selection however to wade throughout waterlogged streets, as seen in Vanasthalipuram.
#WATCH | Telangana: People wrestle to cross a closely waterlogged highway after rain lashed a number of elements of Vanasthalipuram, Hyderabad. “Two individuals have been washed away after nullahs overflowed as a consequence of heavy rains. Rescue workforce looking for them,” mentioned Ok Purushottam, ACP (08.10) pic.twitter.com/4RiAhA0EY2
— ANI (@ANI) October 9, 2021
The Enforcement, Vigilance and Disaster (EVDM) wing of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) issued an alert on Twitter, urging folks to take precautions throughout their commute.
Almost all of the areas beneath GHMC, Rangareddy and Medchal-Malkajgiri districts together with Begumpet, Ameerpet, Somajiguda, Banjara Hill and Jubilee Hills, Amberpet, Nampally, previous Malakpet, Yakutpura, LB Nagar, and Vanasthalipuram obtained heavy downpour.
Heavy rain is anticipated to proceed over Hyderabad on Saturday, with town’s mayor advising folks to stay indoors.
“Heavy rainfall is anticipated to proceed over town. Monsoon emergency groups are on the sphere. Citizens are suggested to remain indoors except wanted. Dial @GHMCOnline management room on 040-21111111, 040-29555500 for any rain-related points and help,” GHMC mayor Vijayalaxami Gadwal mentioned in a tweet.
Heavy rainfall is anticipated to proceed over town. Monsoon emergency groups are on area. Citizens are suggested to remain indoors except wanted. Dial @GHMCOnline management room on 040-21111111 , 040-29555500 for any rain-related points and help. @KTRTRS @Director_EVDM pic.twitter.com/xKBJQP4A7q
— Vijayalaxmi Gadwal, GHMC MAYOR (@GadwalvijayaTRS) October 8, 2021
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