As heavy rains lashed Hyderabad on Tuesday, two people were injured after a roof collapse at Medchal injured two persons. Another dilapidated structure collapsed in Basheerbagh.
â€œFollowing the alert we received from the Met department, we immediately began asking people living in dilapidated structures to vacate immediately. We demolished four such structures on Tuesday." Devender Reddy, chief city planner, GHMC told the Times of India.
The TOI report added:
After a span of five years, the mercury levels in the city plunged to 19.9 degrees Celsius, for the month of September on Tuesday because of incessant rains over the past few days. According to the records of the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), Tuesday was the coldest day since September 30, 2011. The recorded maximum temperature stood at 26.4 degrees Celsius, which is five degrees below normal.
Meanwhile, the Met office forecasted another 24 hours of normal to heavy rain in Hyderabad and other parts of Telangana.
The New Indian Express reported:
In Nizamabad, according to the chief planning officer, the district has received 760 mm rainfall in the last 24 hours with an average rainfall of 21.10 mm. Machareddy mandal has received the highest rainfall of 60 mm and Madnoor mandal the lowest of 1.60 mm. Kamareddy, Gandhari, Lingampet, Naveepet, Domakonda, Tadwai, Nagireddypet and Varni have also received bountiful rains. Of 36 mandals, 20 have received normal rainfall. Armoor and Bodhan also received rainfall of below 20 mm.
Roads in various parts of Hyderabad were flooded and employees of IT companies had a tough time getting to work.
Woke up to a rainy morning today, it's so beautiful out here. #HyderabadRainsâ€” Debdutta Roy (@debsalsa247) September 13, 2016
The guys who fixed the roads after the last #HyderabadRains really did a sloppy job, all washed out in last night's rain.â€” subhorup dasgupta (@subho65) September 13, 2016