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Heavy rain lashes Hyderabad, normal life disrupts

Heavy rain lashes Hyderabad, normal life disrupts

Hyderabad: Heavy rains on Wednesday morning caused waterlogging in many areas and massive traffic jams here, leading to people stuck on the roads.

5cm to 7cm rain recorded in parts of Hyderabad from 7 am to 9 am. GHMC Commissioner instructs sanitary staff to clear catch pits of plastic, silt; don’t open manholes and requested to the citizens of Hyderabad to allow space for municipal, emergency teams to work, don’t venture for next 2 hours.

City administration has given permission to come one hour late to offices to avoid unforseen incidents due to heavy rains. Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation commissioner Janardhan Reddy appeals to denizens except municipal employees and other Emergency teams, not to travel for one hour in the city due to heavy rains He is also expected to meet with chief secretary to review the situation.

“The sky will be generally cloudy throughout the day,” an official of the India Meteorological Department said.