SANGAREDDY: Unseasonal rains have yet again swept across various parts of the district from Thursday night till late Friday afternoon. Crop produce and vegetables for sale at various
marketyards and Rythu Bazaars were damaged due to the rains. Farmers were again at the receiving end of the sudden nature’s turn as huge losses to mango and paddy crops were reported in Zahirabad mandal and other areas in Medak.
Low-lying areas in the district such as Siddipet, Narayankhed, and Zahirabad were said to be partially submerged. With most of the roads in the district submerged in rainwater, officials found it hard to repair the electric poles that were uprooted at many places. Subsequently, many areas were plunged into darkness.
Sources said, major attractions at the Deccan Chair Exhibition at government Degree College, such as the giant wheel were damaged due to the rains.
Officials said, Rukmapur, Mungi, Hadnoor, Ramtirth villages of Nyalkal mandal in Zahirabad constituency received maximum amount of rainfall. Rain followed by heavy wind has uprooted many trees, damaged roofs of houses and has also dampened the celebrations at many marriages which were being held in the area on Friday. Many roads including Block road, SBH colony road, MPP office road were filled with water. Roads in Turkapahadgaon, Degulwadi, Nagoor (K), Nagoor (B), Bheemra, Chaukanpally, Kangti and other villages of Kangti mandal were reported to be partially submerged in water.