Warangal: Heavy rainfall was recorded at several places in erstwhile Warangal district on Tuesday. While Mahabubabad mandal recorded the highest rainfall of 13.04 cm, which is the second highest rainfall in the State, it was followed by Bayyaram mandal with 10.28 cm in the erstwhile district. Due to this, several trees and power poles were uprooted in Mahabubabad district, and several streams and tanks are overflowing.
The Karnalakunta tank at Singaram village of Mahabubabad mandal is overflowing from the bund causing much worry to the farmers. As the Mondi Vaagu (stream) is in spate in Nellikuduru mandal in Mahabubabad district, road connectivity has been cut off to several villages. On the other hand, Pakhal, Aakeru, Munneru, Paleru and Vatti Vaagu are also overflowing due to the rains lashing the district since Monday night. It is said that Narsimhulupet mandal in Mahabubabad has recorded 7.4 cm rainfall from 8.30 am to 1 pm on Tuesday.
Collector VP Gautham has asked the people to be alert as the district is witnessing heavy rains and added that they can call at 08719240400 (control room) or send messages at 7995074803 (WhatsApp).
At Sannur village of Rayaparthy mandal in Warangal Rural district, eight sheep of one Eddu Ramulu were killed as the wall of the shed collapsed due to rains. Collector M Haritha conducted a teleconference with Additional Collector, DRO, RDO, Tahsildars and irrigation officials to take steps to prevent the untoward incidents due to rains.
In Warangal Urban district too, the officials have set up a control room at the GWMC office with toll free number 18004251980 and WhatsApp 7997100300 for help. GWMC commissioner Pamela Satpathy has visited Sammaiah Nagar in the city as a culvert was damaged due to rains.
Meanwhile, six mandals have recorded heavy rainfall from 8.30 am to 5 pm on Tuesday in Jangaon district. District Collector K Nikhila said that they had set up a control room with a toll free number of 18004251116 and WhatsApp number 8247847692 and urged the people to call the control room for help.
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