The sudden heavy downpour has caused havoc in different parts of the Hyderabad on Wednesday night. The vehicles have washed away and the busy roads, lanes had turned into the rivers causing much inconvenient to the people in many localities.
Ramchandrapuram received 7.6 cm till 10 pm, while the other parts of the areas including Balanagar recorded 5.1 cm, Uppal, Malkajgiri, Kapra and LB Nagar received heavy rainfall leading to waterlogging at many places.
The rain, however, started in the evening and suddenly intensified around 9 pm, which caused immense inconvenience to the people.
According to, Telangana State Development Planning Society Kothur region in Ranga Reddy District received highest rainfall of 8.6 cm in just a couple of hours in the evening. In span of one hour, areas including Borabanda, Mosapet, Fateh Nagar and Qutubullapur in the northern part of the city received unexpected rainfall. The people had a tough time to navigate through the waterlogged streets.
The rain, which initially hit the western parts of the Hyderabad including Langer Houz, Bandlaguda, Narsingi, Attapur, Nanalnagar, Mehidipatnam, Asifnagar, Karwan. Waterlogging and inundation causing much inconvenience during the heavy rainfall at several parts of Hyderabad.
The residents alleged that several complaints were being made to the officials concerned to chalk out an effective plan and easing mechanism to deal with rain fury, but nothing is being taken seriously.
“We have been asking authorities to take serious note of the heavy rainfall in the city of Hyderabad, but no proper steps are being taken to deal with unexpected rainfall. In some localities, people suffer and relocate due to rain,’’ said, Mohammed Ahmed, TDP, GHMC minority vice president.
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) put the Telangana State on yellow alert for the next 24 hours and the city of Hyderabad is likely to receive light to moderate rain and thunderstorms with intermittent intense spells over the next 48 hours.