Hyderabad Rains: Water logging in several areas, some parts remain flooded
Some areas received more than 150 mm through the day, triggering traffic jams and water-logging.
Hyderabad (Telangana): Heavy rains lashed several parts of Hyderabad on Saturday night.
The downpour was witnessed in Nampally, Abids, Kothi, Basheerbagh, Khairatabad, Goshamahal and Vijayanagar colonies. The rains led to waterlogging in parts of the state capital, including the Falaknuma bridge.
Rescue operations were carried out to provide relief to the people, in one such operation Abdullapurmet Police pulled out a car stuck from overflowing water with the help of a JCB machine in Rachakonda.
Telangana: Several parts of Hyderabad continue to remain flooded following incessant heavy rains here. pic.twitter.com/kWHFZOy1vG
— ANI (@ANI) October 18, 2020
Earlier, Municipal Administration Minister KT Rama Rao had directed officials to distribute the Chief Minister relief kits at the doorsteps of the residents in the rain affected areas across the city.