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Heavy rains in Telangana trigger flood-like concern, inundate several areas; KCR sounds alert

Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao had requested officers to be on alert in ogle of heavy rains within the snarl and knowledgeable ministers to cease save of their respective districts and maintain extraordinary coordination with the officers.

Plenty of tanks and canals are overflowing due to the heavy rains and the floodwater inundated the roads at some areas, an pleasant liberate mentioned.

Rao, who spoke to ministers, Chief Secretary and DGP and reviewed the priority district-wise, directed that two adjust rooms be space up in Hyderabad.

He requested the ministers to cease save of their respective districts and be alive to with district Collectors and police officers on an odd basis, it mentioned.

“The Chief Minister mentioned since several tanks maintain been filled to the brim, they’ll also merely breach, roads might be inundated and low-lying areas might be flooded,” it mentioned.

The officers in Karimnagar and Warangal districts (as they existed earlier than the reorganisation of districts) can also merely mild be alert in ogle of the heavy rainfall there, he mentioned.

As per Rao’s instructions, the officers maintain saved two helicopters prepared for rescuing these stranded within the floods.

Alongside with the helicopter owned by the snarl authorities, one chopper from the protection power has furthermore been saved prepared for utilize, the liberate mentioned.

Following Rao’s directives, Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar on Saturday held a teleconference with district collectors and took stock of the preparations save in enviornment for handling the priority constructing out of incessant rains, a separate pleasant liberate mentioned.

Speaking on the event, the Chief Secretary requested the Collectors to be on excessive alert as indications are that rains can also merely proceed for about a more days.

He told the entire officers to stay in headquarters, work in shut coordination and accumulate obvious no loss of lives or property takes enviornment within the snarl, it mentioned.

He cautioned the district Collectors to be vigilant in admire of tanks positioned attain the railway lines and furthermore these tanks which are inclined and doubtless to be breached.

Kumar told the district Collectors to space up a spherical-the-clock adjust room of their districts to retain a shut be aware.

He mentioned a snarl adjust room (040-23450624) has furthermore been space up and operationalised straight away.

Anybody having any considerations can contact the adjust room, the liberate added.

In step with pleasant recordsdata, Bejjur and Yelkapalle in Kumram Bheem Asifabad district obtained 97 mm and 84 mm of rainfall respectively between 8.30 am and 4 pm on Saturday.

Plenty of other areas within the snarl obtained reasonable rainfall, the ideas showed.

In its climate warning for Telangana, the MeT Centre of the IMD in Hyderabad mentioned thunderstorms accompanied with lightning are very doubtless to occur at isolated areas over Telangana on 16 August.

Heavy to very heavy rain is terribly doubtless to occur at isolated areas over Telangana on 16 August, it mentioned.

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