Hyderabad: In a view of continuous heavy rain across Telangana, the state government has announced the closure of all educational institutions for three days from tomorrow. Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao took the decision after a high-level meeting with ministers and officials to review the situation in the state. The Chief Secretary also held video conferencing with the collectors of the districts and took stock of the situation. Authorities have been asked to be on high alert and people living in low-lying areas may be shifted to special camps. waterlogging occurred in low-lying areas in many districts of the state.
Weather department said, Extremely heavy rain occurred in Jayashankar Bhupalapally, Mancherial, Nirmal, Nizamabad, Peddapalle and heavy to very heavy rain occured at Adilabad, Jagityal, Jayashankar Bhupalapally, Mulugu, Nirmal and Nizamabad districts.
The highest rain recorded today was in Kaleswaram in Jayashankar Bhupalapally district at 35 cm followed by Kotapalle in Mancherial district (25 cm) and Navipet in Nizamabad district (24 cm).
IMD warned that heavy to very heavy with extremely heavy rain is very likely to occur at isolated places in Adilabad, Komaram Bheem Asifabad, Mancherial, Nirmal, Nizamabad, Jagityal, Peddapally, Jayashankar Bhupalapally districts till tomorrow morning.
Heavy to very heavy with extremely heavy rain is also likely to occur in Adilabad, Komaram Bheem Asifabad, Mancherial, Nirmal, Nizamabad, Jagityal, Jayashankar Bhupalapally districts from tomorrow, the weather office added.