Telangana: Heavy Rains For Next Three Days
Telangana: The Indian Meteorological department IMD has issued an extremely heavy rainfall warning for 11 districts of Telangana for the next three days. K Naga Ratna of state IMD informed that Telangana will receive light to moderate rainfall in most places and heavy to very heavy rainfall in isolated places of certain districts. Two places in Telangana are going to receive heavy to extreme rainfall.
As per the reports generated by the Indian Meteorological Department, 11 districts of Telangana state have been issued a warning and heavy rainfall. K Naga Ratna has mentioned that this is the highest amount of rainfall recorded since 2015.
Since there is heavy rainfall in the state for the next three days and floods are continuing in many parts of Telangana, the state government has declared the educational institutions in the state will remain shut till July 18.
The Chief Minister of Telangana K Chandrasekhar Rao has held a high-level review meeting regarding the situation of rains and floods at Pragathi Bhavan today.
He requested the officials to co-operate with all the departments of the state to minimize the loss of life and property caused by the heavy floods.
People are being shifted from flood-affected areas to safe zones to minimize the loss. The government has also directed NDRF, Rescue Team, and the Chopper services to be ready and advanced measures to be taken to lessen the impact of heavy rainfall on power supply, roads, drinking water, and health care.
The Chief Minister directed the special chief secretary Municipal department, Arvind Kumar to take immediate action in the river catchment area towns that are affected by floods including Nirmal.
Simultaneously, Mr. Vemula Prashanth Reddy is asked to take immediate steps to restore the national and state roads cut off due to floods.
Due to continuous heavy rainfall for two days in the state, the water level in river Godavari has been rising rapidly and has already reached the third level warning at Bhadrachalam. People in the low-lying areas are evacuated and shifted to safe places by the police and armed forces.