Over 37,000 Families Affected Due to Rains, Flash Floods in Hyderabad, Says Civic Body


    Over 37,000 Families Impacted Due to Rains, Flash Floods in Hyderabad, States Civic Body

    Torrential rains and flash floods in Hyderabad have actually impacted over 37,000 families, a leading civic authorities said on Sunday.

    The heavy rains and floods on October 13-14 and again on October 17 inundated many areas, affecting 37,400 families.

    Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) Commissioner Lokesh Kumar said due to heavy rains on October 13, different localities were inundated and about 35,309 families were affected.

    Another 2,100 families were evacuated to much safer put on October 17.

    He stated that the GHMC heightened relief operations and were taking steps to restore normalcy in flooded areas. Zonal Commissioners, Extra Commissioners and Deputy Commissioners remain in the field and keeping an eye on the relief operations and distribution of the Chief Minister’s relief kits to the affected individuals.

    Since the weather condition workplace has anticipated more rains in the next couple of days, the GHMC, as a preventive measure, is evacuating locals of low-lying locations.

    The official said the CM’s relief ration kits, together with 3 blankets, absolutely worth Rs 2,800, are being distributed to the afflicted households. Till now 20,000 ration sets and blankets were distributed, and remaining kits and blankets will be dispersed quickly. Similarly milk, bread, and biscuits are also being dispersed among the impacted.

    The authorities also distributed 90,000 meals during lunch time and 60,000 meals for supper.

    The engineering wing and Disaster Reaction Force (DRF) teams are pumping out water from the house cellars and swamped nests. As 72 groups and 106 water pumps from the engineering and maintenance side and 170 monsoon groups with 202 water pumps are taken part in the activity.

    In order to include water-borne and vector-borne diseases, the entomology and DRF teams are using up activities like anti-larva operations, and spraying of lightening powder and salt hypochlorite in the cellars and flooded areas.

    Thirty tankers, each from the DRF and fire services, were pushed into service for spraying the salt hypochlorite.

    Meanwhile, Director, Enforcement, Watchfulness & Catastrophe Management, Viswajit Kampati personally monitored DRF rescue operations in Hafiz Baba Nagar in Chandrayangutta.

    ” DRF teams saved over 500 residents from this area alone and 2,500 residents in the city and moved them to safety. We are making every effort to connect to every resident in requirement in the quickest time possible time,” he tweeted.

    Cyberabad Authorities Commissioner V.C. Sajjanar likewise went to flood-affected areas. He examined the circumstance at Rajendra Nagar, Gagan Pahad village pond, Old Kurnool Roadway and Ali Nagar area.



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