HYDERABAD: Heavy rains accompanied by strong winds were witnessed in parts of Hyderabad on Saturday. Incessant rains for several hours in many parts of the city resulted in heavy waterlogging which affected low-lying areas like Abids, MJ Market, Siddiamber Bazar in the city.
Kawadiguda, Gandhi Nagar, RTC X Roads, Ramnagar, Jubilee Hills, Banjarahills, and Patha Basti are among the places that received heavy rainfall.
Some areas in the city also faced power cuts due to heavy rains.
Nampally, Dilsukhnagar, Chaitanyapuri, Kothapet, Meerpet, LB Nagar, Khairatabad, Begumpet, Hayathnagar, and Koti are among the localities that received heavy rainfall till late evening.
As per the data of Telangana State Development Planning Society (TSDPS), LB stadium Gunfoundry has received the highest rainfall of 98.8 mm followed by Neredmet (81.0 mm), Red Hills (80.5), Alwal (79.5 mm) and Narayanaguda (76.5 mm)
Broken tree trunks traffic blocked areas like Himayat Nagar, Begumpet, Goshamahal in the city.
Due to heavy rains, a portion of the balcony of heritage site Chowmahalla Palace collapsed. No one was injured in the incident.