Heavy rains have claimed eight lives in components of Telangana up to now two days, bringing regular life to a standstill, disrupting street transport and inflicting in depth harm to crops.
The rains resulting from low stress within the Bay of Bengal have created a flood-like state of affairs in North Telangana. The overflow of drains, lakes, tanks and different water our bodies inundated residential areas of dozens of cities.
Street connectivity has been snapped in lots of areas resulting from water flowing on the freeway. Roads connecting Hyderabad to numerous districts of northern Telangana have been inundated. The Karimnagar-Jagatiyal, Sircilla-Karimnagar, Nizamabad-Bodhan highways have been underneath water.
Rajanna Sircilla district has been probably the most affected by the rains. A number of components of Sircilla metropolis have been inundated with water. Catastrophe Response Power (DRF) groups of Better Hyderabad Municipal Company (GHMC) reached the town with boats and different gear for rescue and aid operations.
The Rajanna Sircilla district administration has shifted 216 households from the flood-affected areas to aid camps.
At the very least 15 colonies in Karimnagar metropolis have been flooded. There are reviews of harm to outdated homes and electrical poles. The India Meteorological Division (IMD) has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in Telangana for the following two days.
At the very least eight individuals have died in separate rain-related incidents since Tuesday. A person and his son have been washed away in flood waters in Jagtial district. Of. Gangamallu (47) and his son Vishnuvardhan (7) on a bike have been washed away after getting caught in working water on a freeway.
A 55-year-old man died after falling into an open manhole in Sircilla city. Rescue staff pulled out the physique.
One particular person was killed and one other injured when a home collapsed in Kamareddy district. In the identical district, a girl was swept away by flood waters whereas a farmer was struck by present in his area.
A forty five-year-old man was washed away whereas making an attempt to cross a surging stream in Siddipet district.
A number of districts together with Peddapalli, Jaishankar Bhupalpally, Mulugu, Asifabad, Nirmal, Adilabad, Bhadradri-Kothagudem and Khammam have been placed on purple alert for the following two days.
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