Rains, hailstorm lash Hyderabad

By Deepthi Reddy | THE HANS INDIA |   May 17,2018 , 04:10 PM IST

Rain, hailstorm lash Hyderabad
Rain, hailstorm lash Hyderabad

Rain accompanied by gusty winds and hailstorm on Thursday lashed parts of Telangana including the state capital Hyderabad.

Heavy rainfall has left areas flooded with water such as Banjara Hills, Ram Nagar, OU, Secunderabad.

Rainfall in several districts brought much-needed respite from the scorching heat. Trees and electricity poles were uprooted at several places in the city.

Many areas were waterlogged and commuters faced difficulties due to the waterfall from the Metro rail pillars.

According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) in Hyderabad, the downpour is likely to continue for the next three days, with light rains in some places.

Keeping the IMD forecast in view, the GHMC officials are taking the precautionary measures.


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