Hyderabad Rain Claims 11 Lives; IMD Issues Red Alert

Hyderabad experienced a huge loss of life and property due to water-logging and flooding caused by rainfall.

Neel Raju Nalawade

October 14, 2020

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In the past few days, the state of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have been hit hard by a heavy downpour. The continuous rainfall resulted in water-logging and floods in several parts. According to the news reports, various parts of Hyderabad experienced a huge loss of life and property due to water-logging and flooding caused by rainfall. Sources confirmed that 11 people, including a two-month-old, lost their lives after a compound wall collapsed and fell on 10 houses. Close to 14 districts of Telangana have been severely affected.

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University has postponed its exam until the situation returns to normal. The government authorities have requested people to stay indoors and only venture out in case of emergency. Disaster teams were deployed in many parts to rescue the citizens. Further, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert in the city.

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