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Heavy rainfall in parts of Hyderabad, EVDM alerts public

Published: 23rd Sep 2021 3:40 pm

Hyderabad: With heavy rains reported from several parts of the city, the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation’s Enforcement, Vigilance and Disaster Management (EVDM) has issued a heavy rain alert at 3.11 pm on Thursday, asking people to plan their commute accordingly.

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In the tweet from the official handle of the EVDM Director, it was pointed out that there was a possibility of moderate to heavy rainfall over Serilingampally Zone spreading to other areas of the city in the next 30 minutes.

“Citizens may plan their commute accordingly. DRF teams alerted and on field,” the EVDM Director said.

Individual private weather observers on Twitter too have issued alerts, pointing out where it was raining heavily and where it could soon.  Hyderabad Rains, one such Twitter handle, said there was ‘heavy downpour’ in Patancheru, BHEL, Nizampet, Miyapur and surroundings.

“Soon these Rain bands will spread to Kukatpally, Ameerpet, Quthbullapur, Balanagar, Alwal, Secunderabad Surroundings,” (sic) the tweet said.

Another popular handle, @Weather_AP, also known as AP and TS Weatherman, said very heavy rain had started over Lingampally, Miyapur and KPHB areas.

According to the Telangana State Development Planning Society, Uppal had recorded 26.8 mm rain by 3 pm, while BHEL area recorded 16 mm. Chandanagar recorded 15.8mm, indicating the rain was heavier towards Serilingampally, Ramachandrapuram and Uppal areas, with moderate rain in other parts of the city including Amberpet, Gandipet, Saroornagar and Asifnagar.

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