Hyderabad: In two separate incidents in Hyderabad seven people has been killed because of the heavy rains and water logging in many areas. Four children were also killed on Wednesday in two separate rain-related incidents. Due to heavy rains water-logging was reported at several places and GHMC teams were clearing stagnated points at Nampally, Secunderabad station, Khairatabad and other areas. On Several roads office goers, school children had a tough time commuting to work with many residential areas in low-lying roads. As the rain is too heavy several roads and highways got blocked and roads are completely congested with massive traffic.
Hyderabad Heavy rains killed 7 People, including 4 kids in different incidents – Report
Hyderabad Heavy rains – According to the reports, E Ramachandra Reddy Deputy Commissioner of Police (Malkajgiri Zone) told that Four members of a family including two kids and their parents died after a wall collapsed on their hut at Ramanthapur area due to heavy rains. VB Kamalhasan Reddy Deputy Commissioner of Police (Central Zone) in another incident, three members of a family including a woman and her two daughters died when the roof of their house collapsed in Bholakpur area.
In Hyderabad, several areas are filled with heavy rains and water logging. Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) Commissioner B Janardhan Reddy instructed officials that people staying in old and dilapidated buildings be evacuated immediately to save lives. Several MMTS trains have been cancelled services between Hyderabad to Lingampalli because of the rains in Hyderabad and Secunderabad.
Due to heavy rains, massive traffic congestions were reported between L B Nagar to Malakpet, Moosarambagh, Yakutpura, Uppal, Tarnaka, various localities under Secunderabad, Secretariat, Mehdipatnam, Lakadi-ka-Pul, Punjagutta among other areas. However, Amberpet has received a maximum rainfall of 118 mm in and across the city. The situation has been monitored promptly by the Telangana Cheif Secretary Rajiv Sharma.
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