(In Pics) How incessant rains wreak havoc in Hyderabad

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Hyderabad streets are reported to be inundated as the city witnesses its first monsoon showers. Bringing lives of people to a grinding halt, the rains have affected traffic and businesses in the Nizamabad and the Ramagundam areas.

In fact, Nizamabad witnessed heavy rains of 42.4 m in the last 24 hours. On the other hand, Ramagundam recorded moderate rains of 24.8 mm.

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Hyderabad has recorded 10 mm of rainfall in the last 24 hours, increasing the water level in the Hussain Sagar lake, forcing authorities to release its water. The MeT office has recorded rainfall, ranging from 106 mm to 164 mm, that too in a span of just two hours.

The NDRF has been pressed to action, given the flood-like situation in the city. Schools and colleges are closed.

The weatherman reveals that the reason behind such heavy rainfall is the low pressure that has been created over coastal Andhra Pradesh and the adjoining areas.

Schools shut down

Hyderabad : A view of a flooded School at Begumpet after heavy rains in Hyderabad on Wednesday. PTI

Water water everywhere

Hyderabad: A view of the flooded localities after heavy rain in Hyderabad on Wednesday. PTI

The streets that were...

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Deep diving in the water

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Havoc in Hyderabad

Heavy rains continue to lash several parts, normal life affected

Flood in the streets of Hyderabad

Wet Lands get flooded due to heavy rains.

Hussain Sagar turns into a sea...literally

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