Tolivelugu Hyderabad: ‘Heavy rains will continue in Telangana for the next three days,’ the Meteorological Department said. Moderate rain with strong gusty winds is expected especially in Hyderabad. Officials have predicted that the low pressure formed in the northwest Bay of Bengal may strengthen in the next 48 hours. Due to this, there is a chance of heavy to very heavy rains in the state. The red alert continues for 8 districts of Telangana. The Meteorological Department has announced that heavy rains will occur in Nalgonda, Suryapet, Mahabubnagar, Janagama, Yadadri, Siddipet, Sangareddy, and Medak districts. People in the joint districts of Adilabad, Nizamabad, Karimnagar, Warangal, and Khammam are suffering due to the already heavy rains. It rained heavily for the fifth day in the joint Adilabad district. The highest rainfall was recorded in Kerameri Mandal of Asifabad district with 16.45 cm and Mamada Mandal of Nirmal district with 16.24 cm.
Projects, ponds, streams, and all the other places are overflowing with heavy rains without break. Roads resemble ponds. Motorists are facing severe problems due to flood water on Station Road along Warangal Chowrastha Road. Due to this rain, traffic has been stopped in many villages. In some areas, floodwater has reached schools and hospitals. All the inland areas are waterlogged. In the Jagityala district, heavy rains are falling in Dharmapuri and Buggaram mandals. Heavy flood water entered the Nehru Zoo Park in Hyderabad. Officials have closed the safari park in the zoo. But the furious Godari is calming down. The water level is decreasing near Bhadrachalam. It reached the bottom of 51.80 feet. The flood flow continues for the Sriramsagar project. Officials are releasing water by lifting 26 gates. On the other hand, surface coal mines are turning into ponds due to heavy rains. Production has stopped in OCP1 and OCP2 under Ramagundam-3.