Hyderabad: Central government team visits flood-affected areas

Hyderabad: An inter-ministerial from the Centre visited flood-affected areas of Hyderabad on Thursday to inspect areas which were flooded after incessant rains over the past weeks.

GHMC rescuing people including infants and children women from flood affected Hafiz Baba Nagar following heavy rain in Hyderabad on Sunday. Pic:Style Photo Service.

Team will estimate loss

The team will estimate the loss that the people of the State might have incurred due to the rains.

Earlier, Minister of State G Kishan Reddy had also visited flood-affected areas and said, “Today and tomorrow, a five-member team from the central government will assess the damage and send a report to the Centre. Relief and assistance will be given based on the report.”

37 thousand people rescued

Over 37,000 people have been rescued from flood-affected areas of Hyderabad, while 33 people have died due to the inundation caused by incessant rain over the past week, KT Rama Rao, Minister of Urban Development and Municipal Administration informed on Monday.

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