Rains stopped by the afternoon; GHMC operations to clear water-logging across the city are underway.

In pictures How Hyderabad was paralysed by heavy rains
news Hyderabad Rains Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 15:38

Several areas across Hyderabad were inundated as torrential rainfall pounded the city on Wednesday morning. In just three hours, the city received more than 6cm of rainfall.

Although the rains stopped by the afternoon, water levels in many inundated areas did not recede as quickly, and fallen trees, submerged vehicles, and stranded motorists, were just some of the problems the city faced.

CM KCR expressed grief at the loss of life due to heavy downpour and announced Rs 2 lakh ex gratia to the families of deceased. This is in addition to the Rs 1 lakh compensation announced by GMHC. 

GHMC operations to clear water-logging across the city are underway.

Image: Ameerpet area

Image: Waterlogging in Punjagutta

Image: A waterlogged road at Tankbund 

 

Image: Mayor and GHMC commissioner monitoring situation

 

The following pictures were taken on Wednesday morning. 

 

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