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Rain Havoc: At Least 15 Dead In Hyderabad Flash Floods

by GoNews Desk 1 week ago Views 1277
At Least 15 Dead In Hyderabad Flash Floods
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At least 15 people were killed in the last 24 hours as heavy rains lashed parts of Hyderabad, leading to waterlogging at various places and inundation of some low-lying areas.

Due to heavy rains in Hyderabad, nine people died simultaneously in the Mohammedia Hills of Bandalaguda on Tuesday.

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In a separate incident, a 40-year-old woman and her 15-year-old daughter died after the roof of their old house collapsed in Ibrahimpatnam area.

Several inundated areas include Attapur Main Road, Musheerabad, Toli Chowki area and Dammiguda. Traffic also came to a standstill. Rain water has also entered the houses, while a car swept away in rainwater in Dammaiiguda area. 

Heavy waterlogging was seen in Vanasthalipuram, Attapur Main Road and Musheerabad areas in Hyderabad. Meanwhile, the SDRF team rescued people through boats in water-logged Toli Chowki area.

Telangana Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar said that Hyderabad has received 20 cm of rain in the last 24 hours, while LB Nagar received 25 cm of rain in 24 hours.

Chief Minister Chandrashekhar Rao sought a report on the situation after heavy rain across cities including Hyderabad and asked the district administration to be vigilant.

Due to heavy rain, Osmania University and Jawaharlal Nehru Technical University have postponed all examinations for the next two days.

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