Hyderabad: Heavy to very heavy rains started lashing the Capital again this evening, even while the city was recovering from the affect the heavy downpour that it received last night, causing much inconvenience to the citizens.
Till evening, traffic was back to normal in most places while schools and educational institutions functioned as usual on Wednesday, but several places in the capital were lashed with very heavy rains since the evening. Today’s was one of the heaviest downpours witnessed in the recent years. Reports said that many districts in the State were witnessing heavy rains today.
The GHMC officials said today that the water level in Hussain Sagar has reached the full tank level (FTL) of 513.70 m. However, officials said there was nothing to worry as Hussain Sagar was designed in a way that an additional 1.5 m of water can flow above the Maximum Water Level of 514.91 m. The GHMC Lakes Division is constantly monitoring the water levels in the lake. Since, 6 am on Wednesday, the inflows are slowly declining, a senior GHMC official said.
The GHMC has deployed its men and machinery on the job of clearing the stagnated water and trees that collapsed on the roads during last night rains.
Mayor Bonthu Rammohan appealed to citizens to cooperate with officials in taking up relief works and asked the people to lodge complaints over Dial 100, about water logging and tree falling.