New Delhi: The death toll due to rains and floods in Hyderabad has reached 50. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rains at isolated places till October 21.Also Read - 45-Foot-Tall Eco-Friendly Idol of Goddess Durga Installed at Pandal in Hyderabad | See Pics
Three people died following a fresh spell of rains on the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday. The rains also led to flooding in parts of Hyderabad, just days after the city witnessed one of the worst deluges in recent times following unprecedented downpour in over a century. Also Read - Cupboard Full of Currency Notes Discovered in Hyderabad, Money Worth Over Rs 142 Crore | See Image
A total of 37,409 families were affected in various localities that were inundated in the city due to the recent floods and ration kits and blankets were being distributed among them, a release from GHMC said. Also Read - Hyderabad Cops Issues Challan on KTR's Car For Traffic Rule Violation, He Commends Them For Sincerity
The Disaster Response Force personnel, staff of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation and police swung into action since Saturday night itself, evacuating the marooned.
Basements of several residential apartment complexes were flooded by the rain waters and people were seen walking in knee-deep water in some areas.
A video showed auto-rickshaws getting washed away in a flooded street.
At least three people including two children died in rain-related incidents reported from different parts of the city over the past 24 hours here, police and civic officials said.
A five-year-old girl died early Sunday in a wall collapse while a four-year-old boy died after falling in a pit at a construction site which was filled with rain water and a middle-aged man was electrocuted on Saturday evening, they said even as the Met office forecast more rains till October 21.
(With agency inputs)