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Hyderabad To Witness More Heavy Rain After Days Of Heavy Downpours
Authorities have been carrying out relief operations in the rain-affected areas, even as some localities, close to water bodies, remained underwater.
Hyderabad To Witness More Heavy Raun After Days Of Heavy Downpours
New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department has issued a rain alert for the six days up till Wednesday in Hyderabad and has said that thunderstorms accompained by the lightning and heavy rain are "very likely" to strike across Telangana, days after at least 50 people were killed.
The weather bureau for Sunday has said Hyderabad will see a partly cloudy sky with one or two spells of rain or thundershowers.
Generally, there will a cloudy sky with one or two spells of rain or thundershowers on Monday, and on Tuesday the city will see heavy rain. Several areas in Hyderabad received heavy showers on Saturday evening, triggering traffic and water-logging, days after heavy downpours that devastated parts of the city earlier this week and killed 11 people.
According to the unconfirmed reports, the death toll in Hyderabad alone crossed 20, with more bodies being recovered from flood-affected areas.
The minister also reviewed the progress of relief measures, including dewatering and restoration activities being taken by the GHMC in inundated areas of the city on Saturday.“Expedite all the relief and restoration measures and bring back normalcy at the earliest,” he told the officials, according to news agency ANI.
Also, the officials have been asked to hire additional manpower, equipment, and machinery, wherever necessary, and to complete enumeration of houses and other property damaged during the heavy rains.
The state government said that on October 15 that 50 people had lost their lives due to heavy rain and flash floods across the state and put the losses, as per preliminary estimates, at over Rs 5,000 crore.