An Official Said, Hyderabad Received 700 Cm Of Rainfall Over The Past Week

Pearl city Hyderabad suffered a big crisis due to the heavy rainfall that created havoc in the city. The downpour cost over 50 lives, while several properties were damaged.

It has been widely reported that over the past week, Hyderabad received 700 centimeters (cm) rainfall, which is the highest rainfall in the last 100 years.

Experts say, 800 cm rainfall is received per year. The city received 700 mm in just one week, resulting in a devastating situation in the city.

Telangana Chief Minister Kalvakuntla Chandrashekhar Rao directed the concerned officials to be alert and have an eye on the water levels in the tanks and lakes in the city.

The officials were made into 15 teams to monitor the water level in 185 water bodies across the city. After inspecting the water bodies, the authorities will take timely action.

The other day, the India Meteorological Department warned that thunderstorms and lightings might occur in some areas in the state.
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