Hyderabad rains: Twitterati share images of how roads turned into rivers

Hyderabad rains: The MeT department has predicted two more days of heavy rainfall.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: September 23, 2016 11:00 am
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Heavy rains continue to lash the city of Hyderabad, with more rain predicted for the next two days. The authorities have sought help from the Army for initiating rescue operations in case of the excessive rains lead to people being stranded.

Authorities have also sounded a high alert in the city. A two-day holiday for all educational institutions was declared by the government which also urged information technology companies to provide a work from home’ option to the employees.

Greater Hyderabad Mayor B. Rammohan said the help of Army was sought for rescue work in areas like Alwal, Nizampet and Begumpet where overflowing water bodies and open drains have inundated residential areas.

Water also had to be let out from the Hussain Sagar lake as the water body was full to the brim.

Twitter users from Hyderabad found the vent for their collective amusement and misery on the internet. While some searched for beauty in the rain wreck, others ranted about how roads turned into rivers.

Here’s a look at how the Hyderabad twitterati responded to the city’s rain problems.