Heavy rainfall warning, CM alerts officials

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The Meteorological Department has issued a warning that there might be heavy to very heavy rainfall over isolated parts of the state, especially the erstwhile districts of Adilabad, Karimnagar, Nizamabad, Warangal and Khammam.

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Massive flooding and waterlogging are likely to occur in low lying areas. Falling of trees and electric poles can happen to lead to disruption of normal activities. Reservoirs, tanks and streams may overflow causing inundation of low-lying areas and cause low bridges and causeways to overflow, posing threat to traffic and people. The Collectors are requested to put the entire district administration on alert and strictly follow the flooding protocol communicated earlier.

Chief Minister Chandrashekhar Rao has reviewed the matter with Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar who has directed all the SP’s and District Collectors to be alert and to watch the situation. All the Officers directed to available in the Head Quarters and take all measures to ensure that no loss of life and properties there.

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