Hyderabad, October 3: Heavy rains continue to lash Hyderabad on Tuesday, throwing life out of gear. All schools and colleges were closed in the city as water-logging was reported in several areas.Also Read - Uttarakhand CM Dhami Announces Aid of Rs 4 Lakhs for Kins of Deceased on Rain-related Incidents; IMD Issues Orange Alert Issued for Kerala
The heavy rain led to inundation in several low-lying areas of the city. Water also entered into homes making life difficult for residents. Also Read - Uttarkhand Rains: Railway Route Connecting Kathgodam Washed Away Amid Torrential Downpour| Watch
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In several low-lying areas, the intensity of water flow was such that motor vehicles and huts were swept away. Roads also suffered heavy damages and traffic was moving at a snail’s pace at some places in the morning.
The Hyderabad Traffic Police is issuing advisory every hour. In its latest Facebook post, it said: “Traffic slow down from Nagarjuna Circle towards L.V. Prasad Eye Hospital road, Jubilee Hills check post. Please avoid this route and take alternate route via Road no 1 Banjara Hills, Road no 12 Banjara Hills, Ohris Island, BVB Junction, Journalist Colony, Road no 45 Jubilee Hills, Madhapur.”
Relief personnel were making efforts to pump out accumulated water in residential localities and roads. The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has advised people not to stay in buildings which are in a dilapidated condition.
On Monday, a four-month-old boy and his father were among three persons killed in rain-related incidents. While the child and his father died in a wall collapse, another man was electrocuted, the police said.
Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao directed officials to take up relief works and respond to problems wherever they occurred.
With inputs from Agencies