Heavy rains cause waterlogging in several areas of Hyderabad

The lanes of Ameerpet, Madhapur, Alwal, and many other areas have turned into lakes. At the Bataimnagar fruit market, the rains created havoc as many fruits were washed away.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  22 July 2022 2:34 PM GMT
Heavy rains cause waterlogging in several areas of Hyderabad

Hyderabad: The sudden Hyderabad rains on 22 July inundated several parts of the city in ankle-deep water. A resident of Moosapet, Tanjeeb Saqueeb, reported heavy waterlogging near the Moosapet metro station. "It's causing damage and inconvenience. We hope it'll get addressed at the earliest," he said, adding that the water started logging sometime after 1 p.m.



The lanes of Ameerpet, Madhapur, Alwal, and many other areas have turned into lakes. At the Bataimnagar fruit market, the rains created havoc as many fruits were washed away.

On the other hand, Hyderabad traffic police are putting in extra efforts to clear water-logged roads. The traffic police were spotted in Banjara Hills and Begumpet trying to clear trash stuck in water drain points.



Hyderabad Traffic Police requested the public to take alternative routes or go by metro train due to water logging at fathenagar metro station heavy traffic jam up to mythrivanam.

After a gap of two days, the rains have come back to Telangana. The IMD Hyderabad issued a red alert in Mahabubabad, Jangaon, Suryapet, and Yadadri Bhuvanagari. Several areas in the city, including the Moosapet metro station, Ameerpet, and Madhapur, saw heavy water logging.

T. Balaji, popularly known as Telangana Weatherman, tweeted on 22 July at around 5 p.m, "Today's rainfall event will be a big highlight of this July month for Hyderabad. We are in for a big spell in the next 2-3 hours and 100+mm rains on cards."

For 23 July, there is an orange alert in eight districts of Telangana – Vikarabad, Mulugu, Peddapalli, Karimnagar, Jaishanker Bhupalapally, Kamareddy, Medak, and Sangareddy. In Hyderabad, there is a yellow alert on Saturday.

According to the Telangana State Development Planning Society's (TSDPS) current rainfall status, Danthalapalle in Mahabubabad received the state's highest rainfall of 206 mm, followed by Devaruppula in Jangaon )190.3 mm) and Karkakudem in Bhadradri Kothagudem (160.8 mm).

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