Rain wreaked havoc in many parts of Hyderabad on Tuesday and exposed the apathy of the concerned authorities once again. The water logging, overflowing drains, and inundation caused much inconvenience to the people in the city.
The residents, however, had to make complaints to GHMC for the help to drain out water entered in the houses and in their localities.
According to IMD, over 100 mm rainfall was recorded in a span of two hours at several places in Hyderabad and more rain is likely to occur for the next three days.
Meanwhile a four-year-old boy who has been identified as Minthun Reddy was washed away in a Nala nearby his house at Pragathi Nagar. The incident happened when the boy was playing in front of his then he suddenly fell into open Nala and washed away.
Later, the police and DRF teams rushed to spot and searched hours then they finally retrieved the body from Thurka Cheruvu.
Charminar, Yakutpura, Falaknuma, Rajendra Nagar, Malakpet, Chaderghat, Talabkatta, Puranapul, Karwan, Asif Nagar, Tolichowki, Shaikpet, Jubilee Hills, Gachibowli, Madhapur, Miyapur, Qutubullahpur, Kukatpally and in other areas witnessed heavy rainfall in the early hours of morning.
Due to this, roads, streets had turned into pools causing immense trouble to the passersby and motorists at many places. The authorities visited rain-hit areas to find out the problems being faced by the residents.
It may be mentioned here that pre-monsoon works and dug up roads have been a matter of concern for the residents. The residents demand GHMC officials to take immediate note of the problems being faced by the residents in the localities.
Long pending works have reportedly undertaken at a time when the State is gearing up for Assembly polls and If the election code of conduct come into effect then the works may not be possible to carry out.