Tensions continued to prevail in Hyderabad with the low-pressure over the central Bay of Bengal continuing its effect while the IMD authorities predicting the worst is yet to come with heavy showers expected on Wednesday and Thursday.
As thousands of household continued to stay under the knee-deep floodwaters, nallahs were spotted overflowing in many low-lying areas in the city. Several bridges over the drainages in many parts of the city, including the Moosi, have become dangerous with partial damages.
Connecting bridge of Dabeerpura & Azampura which is called Muskurahat Bridge collapsed on Wednesday bringing the traffic to gridlock in the connecting areas. The authorities are preparing to release the floodwater as the Gandipeta lake which is overflowing. The rescue teams have reportedly alerted the residents of Bandlanguda and have so far shifted over 153 families to safer areas.
Along with GHMC and state government agencies assisted by NDRF teams, several samaritans are seen taking part in the rescue operations. There was a sharp drop in mercury level to 22 degree Celsius in an hour due to intense rainfall, thunder and strong winds in many parts of the city.