Traffic came to a standstill in many parts of the city

Two dead as heavy rains lash Hyderabad strong winds damage propertyImage: Twitter/Kavitha Rao
news Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 07:44

Two people died in mishaps as heavy rains lashed Hyderabad on Friday evening.

Trees and electricity poles fell in many places, leading to power shutdowns.

Ahmed-Bin-Ibrahim (32) died after asbestos sheets and a water tank fell on him during a rainstorm in Bhavani Nagar area, police said.

His brother was also injured in the incident and taken to hospital for treatment.

Yellaiah, a labourer, died in a wall collapse in Rajendra Nagar.

The showers started at around 4.45 pm, inundated roads and caused water-logging in low-lying areas. Traffic came to a standstill in many parts of the city.

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