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Rains pound Hyderabad again: 50 dead, thousands evacuated

Oct 18, 2020 21:28 IST

Heavy rains returned to Hyderabad on Saturday night after Tuesday's downpour triggered flash floods in the city. With a fresh spell of overnight incessant rains causing flooding on Sunday in parts of the city, the official death toll due to the floods has reached 50. Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) Commissioner Lokesh Kumar said due to heavy rains on October 13, various localities were inundated and about 35,309 families were affected. Another 2,100 families were evacuated to safer places on October 17. The Met department has forecast more rains in parts of the state till October 21.

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