Heavy rain in Hyderabad kills 25, mass destruction, Owaisi visits various places
Heavy rain in Hyderabad has wreaked havoc on a large scale. Many people have been swept away by rainwater. Owaisi brothers visited various places and took stock of the situation
Hyderabad: The pressure zone of rain in Telangana is moving north-east at a speed of 25 kmph during the last 24 hours. Nine people, including a 2-month-old newborn, were killed when a part of the compound wall of a house collapsed in the morning of October 14, 50 km east of Gulbarga, Karnataka and west of Telangana.
Members of Parliament Hyderabad barrister Asaduddin Owaisi and Akbaruddin Owaisi floor leader of All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslemeen (AIMIM) visited various places and reviewed the situation.
Br. Owaisi took on the microblogging site Twitter and wrote, I was at a spot inspection in Mohammedia Hills, Bandlaguda where a private boundary wall fell resulting in death of 9 people & injuring 2. On my from there, I gave a lift to stranded bus passengers in Shamshabad, now I’m on my way to Talabkatta & Yesrab Nagar…”
#HyderabadRains I was at a spot inspection in Mohammedia Hills, Bandlaguda where a private boundary wall fell resulting in death of 9 people & injuring 2. On my from there, I gave a lift to stranded bus passengers in Shamshabad, now I'm on my way to Talabkatta & Yesrab Nagar… pic.twitter.com/EVQCBdNTvB
— Asaduddin Owaisi (@asadowaisi) October 13, 2020
Many houses were badly damaged due to rain and many were washed away in rainwater, which is being investigated. The seriously injured are undergoing treatment at Owaisi Hospital. Massive rains have wreaked havoc in Hyderabad.
According to sources, disaster management personnel of GHMC along with local police and local people took out the bodies from the wreckage. NDRF teams were also called in to rescue the people.
The Indian Meteorological Department said the pressure is likely to weaken as it moves west-northwest. Many places in Telangana, especially in the old city, have been flooded. Electric poles and trees fell in many places, causing traffic problems.
Knee level water on roads caused many vehicles to stop engines working. Many had to leave their vehicles. Vehicles were swept away in many places. As a result of the rains, 14 districts of Telangana have been severely affected.
After a period of about 10 years, the officials of the irrigation department opened two gates of the Hamayat Sagar as a heavy flow was seen in the water level in Hamat Sagar.