Heavy rains lash several parts of Telangana; 11 die in wall, roof collapses in Hyderabad

State Disaster Response Force and Fire Services department launched rescue operations as visuals of heavy waterlogging in low-lying areas emerged

Press Trust of India October 14, 2020 09:12:57 IST
Heavy rains lash several parts of Telangana; 11 die in wall, roof collapses in Hyderabad

Rescue operations in Hyderabad's Toli Chowk area. ANI

Hyderabad: At least 11 people have died in Telangana following incessant rains that lashed several parts of the state, leading to waterlogging on roads and inundation of some low-lying areas.

Nine persons died when a boundary wall collapsed in Mohammedia Hills in Bandlaguda due to the heavy rains in the past two days, Hyderabad Lok Sabha MP Asaduddin Owaisi tweeted on Wednesday.

"HyderabadRains, I was at a spot inspection in Mohammedia Hills, Bandlaguda where a private boundary wall fell resulting in death of nine people and injuring two. On my from there, I gave a lift to stranded bus passengers in Shamshabad, now I'm on my way to Talabkatta and Yesrab Nagar,” he tweeted.

Some boulders fell on the compound walls of two houses, killing eight people on the spot and injuring four persons. The injured are being treated, a police official said.

In a separate incident, a 40-year-old woman and her 15-year-old daughter died after the roof of their old house collapsed in Ibrahimpatnam area on Tuesday due to heavy rains, police said.

Normal life was thrown out of gear at various places in Telangana on Tuesday as heavy rains lashed the state, leading to water-logging in different localities in Hyderabad and other parts of the state.

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