Hyderabad: Hyderabad on Saturday bore the brunt of a low pressure area over north coastal Andhra Pradesh and the associated cyclonic circulation. Saroornagar recorded the highest rainfall in the State till 7 pm, of 106.3 mm. Several other localities in the city including Uppal, Amberpet, Kapra and Himayatnagar also received heavy downpours of above 100 mm.
Many low-lying areas in the city, including those at Golconda, Manikonda and Chintalkunta were inundated due to the continuous downpour. Several areas also witnessed waterlogging. Traffic police personnel were seen clearing waterlogging at many places including Chilkalguda X Roads, Bahadurpura, Khairatabad Metro Station and Lakdikapul with the help of Disaster Response Force (DRF) teams.
As per the India Meteorological Department, Hyderabad, the city is likely to receive more rains on Sunday. The officials have issued a yellow alert in the city for two days. From Monday, the weather is likely to be clear. Some areas in northern Hyderabad especially in Chandanagar might experience rainfall up to 64.5 mm.
Several districts of Telangana have also been receiving heavy rainfall. Districts including Medchal-Malkajgiri, Suryapet, Jagtial, Yadadri Bhongir, Warangal Rural, Kumuram Bheem Asifabad, Mahabubnagar, Medak and Rajanna Sircilla received up to 95.3 mm rainfall.
Saroornagar — 106.3 mm
Amberpet — 104.3 mm
Uppal — 102.3 mm
Himayatnagar — 81.3 mm
Kapra — 78.5 mm
Shabad, Rangareddy — 96 mm
Nagaram, Suryapet — 95.3 mm
Ghatkesar, Medchal-Malkajgiri — 91.5 mm
Balanagar, Mahabubnagar — 89.5 mm
Tallapally, Rangareddy — 89 mm