Heavy rainfall floods Hyderabad, alert issued
Hyderabad experienced heavy rainfall in various parts of the city early on Wednesday morning, with flooding at some places.
A flood-like situation prevailed at Kukatpally, Alwal, Qutbullapur and Mallajgiri, with thunderstorms leading to continuous rainfall throughout the night.
Qutbullapur experienced 15.6 cm of rainfall, and along with Alwal and northern part of Kukatpally, was put on high alert. In Kukatpally, the rain reduced in intensity after 3 hours, though the high alert stayed in place.
The Nalla at Allwyn colony overflowed as a result of heavy rainfall, and Chikkadpally and Nallakunta Nallas also experienced increase in water level on Wednesday. A wall collapsed at Ramki villa due to the rains. (Photo: Deepak Deshpande)
Apart from these areas of heavy rain, Ramachandrapuram experienced 30.5 mm of rainfall, Madhapur 24.75 mm and Balanagar 19.25 mm. (Photo: Deepak Deshpande)
A few spells of moderate to heavy rainfall are still likely to occur in west, south and northern parts of Hyderabad. (Photo: Deepak Deshpande)
Monsoon teams were engaged in reducing water stagnation at low lying areas of Afzal Sagar, Habeeb Nagar in Mallepally and in Red Hills. Such teams were also at work at NGRI and opposite Rajyalaxmi theatre in the city.
The Ganesh Nagar Nalla, Ayodhyanagar, Dwarkanagar, Subhash Nagar and Devendra Nagar were some of the low-lying areas inundated by flood waters.
Additionally, water had stagnated at Surraram, Chintal, Venkateshwara Nagar, Sudarshan Nagar, Bhagatsinh Nagar and Maruti Nagar.