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Roads are rid of rainwater in Malkajgiri

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Sep 27, 2019, 1:08 am IST
Updated Sep 27, 2019, 1:08 am IST
Over the last two days the narrow nalas led to massive run-off of excess rainwater onto the streets.
Some had to force the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) to de-silt and clear the garbage before the monsoon started.
 Some had to force the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) to de-silt and clear the garbage before the monsoon started.

Hyderabad: After torrential and record-breaking rainfall for the last 48 hours, residents of water-logged areas like East Anandbagh and Malkajgiri finally breathed a sigh of relief on Thursday.

Over the last two days the narrow nalas led to massive run-off of excess rainwater onto the streets. “We struggled to travel along the roads as most of them were at least knee-deep in water. But now the sun is out, the drains are cleared and the roads are rid of any water,” said a relieved B.T. Srinivasan, resident of Tarnaka.

 

Some had to force the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) to de-silt and clear the garbage before the monsoon started. “Alwal and the low lying areas here are the most prone to flooding and that is why we ensured that the GHMC did their job in the area beforehand. Fortunately, with the silt out of the way, the run-off water easily flows into the drains and nalas,” said G.V. Rao, a resident of Alwal.

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Location: India, Telangana, Hyderabad




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