Hyderabad: Heavy rains likely in next 24 hours, CM asks officials to be alert

Hyderabad: Heavy rains likely in next 24 hours, CM asks officials to be alert
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Hyderabad: In the wake of heavy rains that may occur in the next few days, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao today directed the officials concerned to be alert and remain vigilant. He asked them to monitor the flood situation in the Districts for which they are in charge, and take up wherever necessary relief and rehabilitation works in close coordination with local officers and police personnel.

He conducted a high-level review meeting at Pragathi Bhavan here and asked the top officials at the Secretariat to monitor 24 hours the rain situation. KCR spoke to Chief Secretary S.K Joshi and DGP Mahender Reddy and instructed them to focus on the rains and related problems. The Chief Minister has instructed that the Special Officers, who have been already appointed to handle the situation, to be alert and take all necessary measures to provide a helping hand to the people, in view of heavy rains and also in view of possibility of heavy rains all over the State in the coming couple of days.

He reviewed the situation arising out of rains and effect of floods in Adilabad and other Districts. CM has also instructed that Ministers, MPs, MLAs, MLCs should be available to the people in their respective Districts and Constituencies and should monitor relief works wherever required in coordination with Police and other Officers. CM wanted that efforts have to be made and steps to be taken in such a way that no inconvenience is caused to people as there is a possibility that the rivulets, and streams here and there might overflow. (NSS)