Heavy rain lashes Telangana during past 12 hours

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Hyderabad [India], Sept. 23 (ANI): Heavy rain has lashed several parts of Telangana in the last 12 hours. The incessant rains especially battered the state capital, Hyderabad city on the third consecutive day throwing the normal life out of gear. Parts of Nalgonda, Medak, Mahabubnagar and Warangal districts received very heavy rainfall. Several parts of Hyderabad received eight centimetres rainfall during the past six hours. Meanwhile, met officials warned that heavy rain very likely to occur at several parts of the state. The teams of Army and the National Disaster Response Forces (NDRF) have been put on standby in case of any eventuality. Two-day holidays have been declared in all educational institutes under purview of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation. High alert has been sounded throughout the state as streams and lakes are overflowing posing inundation threat for more residential areas. (ANI)