Hyderabad is rendered inoperable by intense rain and severe winds.

The sudden burst of rains also caused power outages in some parts of Hyderabad, adding to the inconvenience faced by the residents
Hyderabad is rendered inoperable by intense rain and severe winds.

Hyderabad: On Tuesday, the city of Hyderabad was disrupted by heavy rain, strong gusts, and severe lighting. Around 7 o'clock in the evening, a downpour started as heavy clouds hung over the city and strong winds blew in from all sides.

Before moving to the south, the rain first fell in Hyderabad's north, east, and west. The intense downpour caused traffic to halt in multiple locations, disrupting daily activities in the metropolis. The unexpected downpour also led to power outages in several areas of the city, which made things more difficult for the locals.

By 9 o'clock on Tuesday, significant rain had fallen in a number of locations throughout the city. For instance, Gachibowli and RC Puram both recorded rainfall totals of 77.5 mm and 79.8 mm, respectively. Rainfall totals for the Qutbullapur mandal's Jeedimetla, BR Ambedkar Bhavan, and Ushodhaya Colony Park areas were 60.5, 55.5, and 53.3 mm, respectively. Additionally, the University of Hyderabad neighbourhood received 50 mm of rain.

The torrential rainstorm also affected other localities, with Qutbullapur, Gajularamaram, Alwal, Malkajgiri, Secunderabad, and Begumpet taking the brunt of it.

The IMD has released a rainfall forecast for the whole of Telangana as a precaution for inhabitants of Hyderabad and other areas in the state.