Video: Heavy rain lashes in City early morning

Heavy rainfall in several parts of Hyderabad city in Thursday early morning. Water logged at several places of city, resulting Flood-like situation in the parts of city.

According to GHMC officials, water logging was reported at Amberpet, Begum Bazaar, Balkampet, Putlibowli, Ameerpet, Tarnaka, Begumpet, Golnaka, SP Road, Musheerabad and Nimboli Adda, to mention a few places. The emergency vehicles were on the job at Greenlands, NIMS, Khairatabad, Rang Mahal, Ameerpet, Bathukamma Kunta and Exhibition Grounds.A tree that was uprooted on Road No 12 Banjara Hills was being cleared while monsoon action teams were clearing water stagnation at many places including Lalapet and Puranapul.

    Up to 6 am, the rainfall recorded was:

  • 55.3mm at Malkajgiri,
  • 48mm at Balanagar,
  • 44mm at Amberpet,
  • 43mm at Uppal,
  • 39mm at Khairatabad
  • 39mm at Himayat Nagar

Officials at the IMD Hyderabad said satellite pictures showed an intense convection with deep clouds. GHMC Commissioner B Janardhan Reddy has directed all monsoon teams to be alert.

At all these Waterlogging areas there is heavy traffic congestion/Jams. Public are requested to avoid these stretches. We advise commuters to slightly delay their travel as water levels at all these places will recede and become normal by 10-11 am.