HYDERABAD: One-and-half-hour long widespread 112 millimetres rain inundated the low lying areas of Hyderabad on Saturday afternoon
Utv Pakistan Report
The heavy downpour though brought the mercury down but submerged the low lying parts of numbers of the units of Latifabad, Hyderabad City and Qasimabad where the citizens experienced knee-high water with entrance of rainwater in the houses.
According to reports, three to four feet rainwater accumulated in Latifabad Unit No: 10, 11 and 12 while the heavy showers also inundated Latifabad Unit No: 4, 6, 8 and 19.
Hussainabad, Wehdat Colony and different localities of taluka Qasimabad including Nasim Nagar, Faraz Villas, Bhitai Town, Gulistan-e-Sajjad, the areas of Hyderabad City including Pathan Colony, Sarfraz Colony, Dadan Shah Colony, Station Road, Koh Noor Chowk, Haider Chowk, Qazi Qayoum Chowk, Makki Shah Road, Goods Naka, Faqir jo Pir, Affendi Town, Liaquat Colony, Ghammonabad, Tando Mir Mehmood, Phuleli and Paretabad.
Numbers of vehicles including cars, auto rickshaws and motorbikes stranded on roads following the accumulation of rainwater which later rescued by locals.
According to Met Office, the mercury which recorded before the start of heavy rains as 33.5 Celsius brought down to 27 Celsius with 92 percent humidity.
The district administration has already declared rain emergency and called the municipal staff to dispose off the accumulated water in the low lying areas, however, the workers facing difficulties due to power outage which occurred soon after the start of the showers.