Days after the deadly rain batter left Hyderabad devastated, heavy overnight rain further completed the rescue operations while most families continued to hit for help on rooftops. Several areas in the metropolis received heavy showers, triggering traffic snarls and water-logging.
Horrifying visuals from Baba Nagar coming in. Please pray for everyone, this flow is massive. Very very unfortunate just when we thought that things would recover, we see this. Allah Khair Kare. #HyderabadFloods #JustHyderabadiThings pic.twitter.com/TAXe9ZhOUL
— Just Hyderabadi Things (@JustHydThings) October 17, 2020
Frightening visuals from the city with vehicles being swept away on the submerged streets with the heavy flow of water as Balanagar lake breached its levels surface online. The Incessant rain on Saturday triggering traffic snarls and water-logging, days after relief from the last 36 hours.
The Chief Minister of #Telangana has ZERO respect or concern for citizens. People are caught unaware in very heavy rainfall just two days after floods and yet, they are forced to make way for KCR's convoy first. #Hyderabad #HyderabadFloods pic.twitter.com/p3llZnOB8V
— Aamer Javeed (@Aamer_Javeed) October 17, 2020
Jampacked roads were witnessed in LB, Nagar, Nagole and Dilsukhnagar. There was an 11 km long traffic jam from the outer ring road to LB Nagar. Most roads were seen with floodwaters gushing at high speed. Several low lying areas in Vanasthalipuram and LB Nagar witnessed flooding.
— Abdul Aziz Masood (@AzizMasoodAbdul) October 17, 2020
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a rain alert for six days up till Wednesday in Hyderabad and few other parts of Telangana. Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Odisha are in the list of states which would receive heavy rainfall with thunderstorms in the next four days.
Authorities have been carrying out relief operations in the rain-affected areas, even as some localities, close to water bodies, remained underwater.