Hyderabad battered by heavy overnight rain

Hyderabad: Heavy overnight rain left several parts of Hyderabad flooded, days after deadly downpour left at least 50 people dead and caused damage worth thousands of crores in Telangana.

The Balanagar Lake in the state capital breached its boundaries last night, causing huge flash floods in nearby areas.

Frightening visuals showed vehicles being swept away as streets got submerged in water, and massive downpour caused huge damage in the state capital and nearby areas. 

The Disaster Response Force (DRF) personnel of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) were continuously working on the field clearing water stagnations and inundations and all possible measures were being initiated in view of the rainfall, Vishwajit Kampati, Director, Vigilance and Disaster Management of GHMC, said in a tweet.

 

 

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