India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued orange alert in Hyderabad, as the city continue to witness heavy rainfall. "Yesterday night, Hyderabad city had received heavy rainfall from thunderstorm, we are monitoring Hyderabad in high priority. Monsoon is very active here, we have new system forming over east central Bay of Bengal during next 24 hours, it will move west or north-west. Costal Andhra Pradesh, South Odisha and Telangana are under over monitoring 24*7, we have given orange alert for heavy to very heavy rainfall," said Senior Scientist, Rajendra Kumar Jenamani. Several people have lost lives in Hyderabad as heavy downpour triggered flood-like situation in Hyderabad.
Delhi's air quality to remain 'poor' for coming three days, said senior scientist of India Meteorological Department (IMD), Rajendra Kumar Jenamani."Air quality of Delhi today is better than Thursday. On October 15 pollution level had dipped to 'very poor'. Due to winds, it has been improved to 'poor' category," said IMD scientist.
Heavy showers battered several parts of Hyderabad on Saturday night. The downpour was witnessed in Nampally, Abids, Kothi, Basheerbagh, among other places. Rains led to waterlogging in parts of the state capital, including Falaknuma bridge. A 6-year-old kid died after wall collapsed at Turkapet under Mangalhat police limit. Heavy flooding was also witnessed in Chandrayangutta area of Hyderabad. Earlier, eight members of a family had been washed away in the floods. Rescue operations were carried out to provide relief to distressed people. Authorities have urged people to move to the first floor of their buildings. The Met department has issued a weather warning across Telangana.
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Water was released from Bhadra Dam in Shivamogga's Malnad Region on September 14. Water was released at the rate of around 2,900 cusecs. Authorities had open four crest gates as flood water accumulated in the reservoir. The region had received incessant rainfall in the past few days.
In a heart warming video, a female dog rescues her puppy and shifts it to a safer location in flood-affected Tarapur village of Vijayapura district. Several parts of the state are reeling under flood,..