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    Torrential rain provides relief from scorching heat in Hyderabad

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    In Hyderabad, the weather office predicts rain, thunder showers, and dust storms until May 13, which could boost voter turnout. The rain provided relief from the hot temperatures, despite causing some inconvenience on the roads.

    Many people shared pictures of lightning, rain, and hailstorms on social media. Areas like Miyapur, Bachupally, and Chandanagar experienced hailstorms. The city received heavy rainfall for almost two hours, with areas like Kukatpally, Hitech City, and Jubilee Hills being affected.

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    Chandanagar recorded the highest rainfall at 108.75 mm, followed by Moosapet, Yousufguda, and Secunderabad. Citizens expressed relief from the heatwave with comments like “Hyderabad finally cools off with refreshing rain.”

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    After the rains, waterlogging and power cuts were reported in various neighborhoods. Traffic jams occurred in locations like Secunderabad, Banjara Hills, and Kukatpally due to water pooling on the roads. Traffic police struggled to regulate the congested traffic.

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    The GHMC’s Directorate of EVDM provided helpline numbers for rain-related assistance and received complaints about water stagnation in 74 areas. TSSPDCL issued a safety alert warning residents about potential dangers from fallen electric wires during gusty winds and urged caution. Residents were advised not to touch electric wires on the ground or remove fallen branches entangled with power lines to prevent hazards.

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