A residential colony is submerged with floodwater following heavy rains, in Hyderabad.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a rain alert for six days up until Wednesday in Hyderabad and mentioned thunderstorms accompanied by lightning and heavy rain are ‘very likely’ to strike throughout Telangana, days after not less than 50 folks have been killed and

For Sunday, the climate bureau has mentioned Hyderabad will see a partly cloudy sky with one or two spells of rain or thundershowers. There shall be usually cloudy sky with one or two spells of rain or thundershowers on Monday and on Tuesday town will see heavy rain. There shall be a usually cloudy sky with one or two spells of rain or thundershowers on Wednesday and rains have been predicted for Thursday and Friday.

Several areas in Hyderabad acquired heavy showers on Saturday night, triggering site visitors snarls and water-logging, days after downpours that devastated components of town earlier this week and killed 11 folks. However, based on unconfirmed stories, the demise toll in Hyderabad alone crossed 20, with extra our bodies being recovered from flood-affected areas.

Official knowledge from 8.30am to 10 pm on Saturday confirmed that Singapur Township in Medchal Malkajgiri district acquired 157.three mm of rainfall, adopted by 153 mm of rain at Bandlaguda close to Uppal within the metropolis. Several different areas within the metropolis additionally witnessed heavy rain.

Vishwajit Kampati, director of vigilance and catastrophe administration of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC), mentioned in a tweet that Disaster Response Force (DRF) personnel of the civic physique have been constantly engaged on the sphere clearing water stagnations and inundations and all potential measures have been being initiated in view of the rainfall.

KT Rama Rao, the state’s municipal administration minister, has directed officers and public representatives to distribute the chief minister aid kits with provisions and important commodities adequate for a month and three blankets on the doorsteps of individuals within the rain-affected areas throughout town.

The minister additionally reviewed the progress of aid measures, together with dewatering and restoration actions being taken up by GHMC in inundated areas of town on Saturday. “Expedite all the relief and restoration measures and bring back normalcy at the earliest,” he advised the officers, based on information company ANI.

Officials have additionally been requested to rent further manpower, tools and equipment, wherever obligatory, and to finish enumeration of homes and different property broken through the heavy rains. Rama Rao additionally requested for emphasising on sanitation and spraying disinfectants in rain-affected areas together with organising cell medical camps.

The state authorities mentioned on October 15 that 50 folks had misplaced their lives as a consequence of heavy rains and flash floods throughout the state and put the losses, as per preliminary estimates, at over Rs 5,000 crore. It has been finishing up aid measures within the rain-affected areas, whilst some localities, near water our bodies, remained beneath water.

(With company inputs)

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