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Video: Heavy rains flood Hyderabad, people use boats for transport

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Published Oct 10, 2017, 2:52 pm IST
Updated Oct 10, 2017, 4:07 pm IST
The Met has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in the city till Wednesday.
Ramchadrapuram received the highest rainfall on Monday, followed by Trimulgherry and Alwal.  (Photo: Screengrab/ANI)
 Ramchadrapuram received the highest rainfall on Monday, followed by Trimulgherry and Alwal. (Photo: Screengrab/ANI)

Hyderabad: The incessant rains in Hyderabad have affected major parts of the city. Water from Ramanthapur Lake has entered the nearby residential areas forcing people to use boats for transport.

Hyderabad has been put on high alert till Wednesday. Serious flood warning has also been issued for the city.

 

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation that there will be heavy to very heavy rainfall in the city on Tuesday and Wednesday.

The day temperature on Monday was 330 Celsius but it dropped towards evening as high intensity lashed certain localities.

Ramchadrapuram received the highest rainfall on Monday, followed by Trimulgherry and Alwal. The rain blew up a transformer at Marredpally.

 

At Ramnathapur, even as water was drained out from inundated colonies, more water accumulated within a few hours.

Rains that have lashed the city since Saturday have been affecting normalcy largely is major parts of the state.

Water had entered in most houses on Sunday in certain localities in the Old City.

Rains have damaged city roads and created potholes. Even national highways passing through the city are badly damaged with sinkholes and washed out bitumen.

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Location: India, Telangana, Hyderabad




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