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