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Flood alert in Telangana as heavy rains wreak havoc in 16 districts, several people stranded in Nirmal

IMD on Friday predicted heavy rainfall in twelve districts of Telangana.

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Hyderabad Published on: July 23, 2021 12:05 IST
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Red alert in three districts including Kumuram Bheem, Jagtial, Warangal, and Orange alert in nine districts of Telangana was issued by IMD.

India Meteorological Department on Friday predicted heavy rainfall in twelve districts of Telangana. "Red alert in three districts including Kumuram Bheem, Jagtial, Warangal, and Orange alert in nine districts of the state," said the IMD.

Meanwhile, about 100 people who were stranded in the floods triggered by heavy rainfall at Nirmal district on Thursday were evacuated by the National Disaster Response Force and State Disaster Response Force teams.

Hyderabad Municipal Corporation officials (GHMC) on Friday with the help of police rescued the residents of the low-lying areas like Musi watershed Basti, Chaderghat, Shankar Nagar, Rasoolpura, Musarambagh, and on Moosi stretch, said Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation.

Meanwhile, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has urged the party workers in the state to provide all possible assistance in the rescue operations.

"My thoughts are with our brothers and sisters in Telangana facing massive floods. I appeal to Congress workers to provide all possible assistance in the rescue operations. There are still warnings of more heavy rainfall. Please take care and stay safe," the Wayanad MP tweeted.

NDRF teams have also rescued 7 people stranded in an old age home due to flash floods in Savel village of Nizamabad district.
Hyderabad Municipal Corporation officials (GHMC) on Friday with the help of police rescued the residents of the low-lying areas like Musi watershed Basti, Chaderghat, Shankar Nagar, Rasoolpura, Musarambagh, and on Moosi stretch, said Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation.

Bhimashankar, one of the 12 Jyotirlingas, has been submerged in water as floodwater surrounded the historic temple. On the other hand, over 100 people were moved to safety in Sangli overnight after the Krishna river breached the danger level. Two people were reported buried in Wai Devrukhwadi after five houses were damaged following heavy rains.

On Thursday K Chandrashekar Rao instructed Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar to depute NDRF teams in Nirmal towns that were submerged in water after incessant rainfall.

(With ANI Inputs)

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