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Incessant rain leaves techies stranded in city

Incessant rains on Friday wrecked havoc in the IT corridor of Hyderabad. Till evening, a total of 8 cm of rainfall was recorded at Madhapur.

Published: 30th September 2017 02:44 AM  |   Last Updated: 30th September 2017 07:53 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

HYDERABAD: Incessant rains on Friday wrecked havoc in the IT corridor of Hyderabad. Till evening, a total of 8 cm of rainfall was recorded at Madhapur. Massive traffic jams, coupled with overflowing drains and pothole-filled roads, threw life out of gear for most part of the day, leaving several private company employees stranded at offices and bus stops. Powercuts were also reported from Nanakramguda. The second highest rainfall witnessed on the day from the city was a 4cm recorded at Quthbullapur,

Marredpally, Himayathnagar, Bandlaguda, Uppal and Musheerabad. On the whole, GHMC limits recorded an average rainfall of 3cm. Meanwhile, several IT companies emailed their employees that cab services had been canceled for the evening.

Many cab drivers also stayed away from work, commuters complained. Though it was drizzling throughout the day, steady rainfall occurred between 4 and 8 p.m in most parts of the city.
At Hi-Tech city where a small lake converges into the Mullakathuva Cheruvu, water overflowed on to the main road. The downpour caused waterlogging in several underpass tunnels waterlogged.  

Heavy rainfall warning

IMD has warned of more rains accompanied with thunderstorm and gusty winds at isolated places in all districts of Telangana.



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