The police in Telangana have been alerted about the possibility of heavy rains in the state over the next two days. Director General Police Anjani Kumar held a video conference with police commissioners and other officers to discuss this. He emphasized that the police will be available 24/7 for help and urged people to contact Dial 100 or their local police immediately for assistance. Relief measures will be taken as soon as information is received. A red alert has been announced for about 8 districts, and certain districts in North East, East, and West Telangana are also on red alert on Thursday.
There is a high chance of heavy rains in Hyderabad for the next two days. As a precautionary measure, police officers have been instructed to ensure the safety of people near reservoirs, projects, lakes, and water bodies that have been filled due to the heavy rains. Plastic cones, barricades, and warning flexes have been installed in low-lying areas of Charla in Kothagudem district to prevent people from accessing flooded roads and overflowing causeways. NDRF teams should be utilized in emergency situations. Farmers should be cautious around electric motors in fields and avoid touching electric poles or wires during the rains. Precautionary measures should be communicated to the public through the media.
It is advised to avoid crossing culverts and small bridges when water is flowing due to the rains. People should also refrain from approaching waterfalls and full ponds.