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Hyderabad rains: Heavy downpour causes visitors jams, waterlogging in a number of areas – India News , Firstpost

As per stories, for Sunday, the IMD has mentioned Hyderabad will see a partly cloudy sky with one or two spells of rain or thundershowers

Vehicles ply on a waterlogged road in Hyderabad on Saturday. PTI

Several areas of Hyderabad obtained heavy showers on Saturday night, inflicting visitors jams and waterlogging, days after a torrential downpour in Telangana claimed 50 lives.

Some areas obtained in extra of 150 mm of rain, just a bit lower than the 190 mm reported on 14 October, in line with NDTV.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) workplace in its forecast for Sunday mentioned gentle to average rain or thundershowers may be very prone to happen in some elements of town, at instances intense spells at one or two locations within the metropolis.

Just a few locations might even see intense spells of rain, the IMD added. It additionally issued a rain alert as much as 23 October, the Hindustan Times reported.

As per information from 8.30 am to 10 pm on Saturday confirmed that Singapur Township in Medchal Malkajgiri district obtained 157.three mm of rainfall, adopted by 153 mm of rain at Bandlaguda close to Uppal within the metropolis. Several different areas within the metropolis additionally witnessed heavy rain, stories PTI.

The Disaster Response Force (DRF) personnel of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) have been repeatedly engaged on the sphere clearing water stagnations and inundations and all attainable measures have been being initiated in view of the rainfall, Vishwajit Kampati, Director, Vigilance and Disaster Management of GHMC, mentioned in a tweet.

The state authorities mentioned on 15 October that 50 folks had misplaced their lives on account of heavy rains and flash floods and the state authorities had put the losses, as per preliminary estimates, at over Rs 5,000 crore.

The state authorities has been finishing up aid measures within the rain-affected areas, whilst some localities, near water our bodies, remained within the water. Telangana minister KT Rama Rao on Saturday mentioned that flood-hit households might be recognized and given ration kits at their doorstep.

Each package will price Rs 2,800 and can include one month’s ration and three blankets, he mentioned in line with a authorities launch. “Expedite all the relief and restoration measures and bring back normalcy at the earliest,” Rao advised officers in line with ANI.

Rao additionally emphasised on sanitation and spraying disinfectants in rain-affected areas, and hiring of additional staffing and equipment wherever vital.

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

With inputs from PTI

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