At Least 7 killed and several injured after heavy rains in Hyderabad

hyderabad-rainsAt Least 7 killed and several injured after heavy rains lashed the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad today.

One girl was killed while another was injured in a wall collapse at Ramanthapur , 3 more from Ramanthapur and 3 from Bholakpur reportedly died .

Telangana Municipal minister K T Rama Rao has alerted the people of twin cities and reviewed the situation in Hyderabad along with CS Rajeev Sharma, GHMC and Police commissioners.

People living in low lying areas are being evacuated to safer areas. Advised the people to drive with caution as trees many be downed and electric poles may fall & drainages may open up.

The Hussain Sagar Lake in the center of the twin cities is overflowing after several years , this tells the intensity of Rains in twin cities.