Rains have been hitting Hyderabad for the past two days. It started raining early in the morning and continued for about three hours. As a result, the low-lying areas got flooded. The roads were filled with knee-deep water and vehicles were stuck everywhere. The entire city, from Kukatpally to Hayatnagar, experienced continuous rain.
The Meteorological Department has issued a warning that heavy to very heavy rains may occur across the state on Tuesday and Wednesday. They have issued an orange alert for 11 districts and a yellow alert for 18 districts. Officials are advising people and motorists to stay alert as the roads are waterlogged due to the rain.
Because of the heavy rains in many parts of Telangana, the government has declared a holiday for educational institutions in several districts, including Hyderabad. The Collectors of these districts have issued orders to announce the holiday. Educational institutions in Hyderabad, Rangareddy, Medchal Malkajigiri, and Vikarabad districts will be closed.
The Meteorological Department has issued an alert for heavy to very heavy rains with thunder and lightning in many districts of the state. They have issued a red alert for seven districts, an orange alert for 17 districts, and a yellow alert for nine districts.
The districts under the red alert are Hyderabad, Medak, Medchal, Malkajigiri, Rangareddy, Sangareddy, Siddipet, and Yadadri Bhuvanagiri.
The districts under the orange alert are Jagtial, Jangaon, Jayashankar Bhupalapalli, Kamareddy, Karimnagar, Mahabubabad, Manchyryala, Mulugu, Narayanapet, Nirmal, Nizamabad, Peddapalli, Rajanna Sirisilla, Vikarabad, Warangal, and Hanumakonda.
The districts under the yellow alert are Adilabad, Kumuram Bheem, Jogulamba Gadwala, Khammam, Bhadradri, Kothagudem, Nagarkurnool, Nalgonda, Suryapet, and Vanaparthi.