HYDERABAD: The Indian Meteorological Department, Hyderabad has issued a weather warning from Saturday, saying that since Saturday, thunderstorms with lightning and heavy rains are ‘very likely’ across Telangana. The weather warning by IMD which cautions of thunderstorms accompanied by lightning and heavy rain will be till Monday.
Due to heavy rains, nearly 50 people died and crores of property damage in Telangana even neighboring state Karnataka also affected by floods. Heavy rains lash the city from Monday to Wednesday. And from Thursday city relaxed from rains, but again on Saturday evening, Hyderabad received heavy showers, triggering traffic jams and water-logging. started in the city.
On monday to wednewsday some areas received more than 150 mm of rain per day, compared to the 190 mm reported on Tuesday. Authorities have been carrying out relief operations in the rain-affected areas, even as some areas close to waterlogging areas, remained underwater.
On Saturday, Telangana minister KT R said that flood-hit families will be identified and given ration kits( costing ₹ 2,800, will contain 1 month’s ration items and 3 blankets), at their doorsteps.