Rain Havoc: At Least 15 Dead In Hyderabad Flash Floods
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.
Telangana: Water logging in parts of Hyderabad following heavy rainfall in the city; visuals from near Vanasthalipuram area. (13.11) pic.twitter.com/5LQYDt511d— ANI (@ANI) October 13, 2020
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.
#WATCH Hyderabad: State Disaster Response and Fire Services Department rescued people in Toli Chowki area, that has been water-logged due to incessant rain in the city. #Telangana (13.11) pic.twitter.com/39LOvayCD1— ANI (@ANI) October 13, 2020