Heavy rain claimed 50 lives in Hyderabad


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DNS Dask: The flood claimed 50 lives, the city and other parts of Telangana were returning to normalcy on Thursday with relief measures being stepped up by the government.

In a relief, there was no rains on Thursday and water started receding in most parts of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) limits though some localities still remained inundated.
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State chief secretary Somesh Kumar told PTI that relief teams were working to pump out water from inundated areas and to restore normal traffic, after the blinding rains caused havoc, flooding roads and houses and toppling parked vehicles.

The rainfall was unprecedented in and around GHMC, he said.
The Begumpet met office observatory here had recorded the highest ever rainfall of 192.1mm in October on Wednesday.