KCR: Hyderabad hasn't seen such rain in 100 years

First Published 19, Oct 2020, 5:05 PM

Meanwhile, a fresh low-pressure area over the central Bay of Bengal on Monday is likely to bring heavy to very heavy rainfall to several places in Odisha, Telangana, coastal Andhra Pradesh and parts of Tamil Nadu.

<p>Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has announced an assistance of Rs 10,000 to each of those households in low-lying areas that were affected by the floods</p>

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has announced an assistance of Rs 10,000 to each of those households in low-lying areas that were affected by the floods

<p>In a statement, KCR said Hyderabad had not experienced such heavy rainfall in the last 100 years.&nbsp;</p>

In a statement, KCR said Hyderabad had not experienced such heavy rainfall in the last 100 years. 

<p>The chief minister also announced that all houses which were totally damaged in the rain would be given an assistance of Rs 1 lakh each and partially damaged would be given Rs 50,000 each.</p>

The chief minister also announced that all houses which were totally damaged in the rain would be given an assistance of Rs 1 lakh each and partially damaged would be given Rs 50,000 each.

<p>The state government has already requested the Centre to release Rs 1,350 crore as immediate assistance for taking up relief and rehabilitation works in the areas affected by the incessant rains</p>

The state government has already requested the Centre to release Rs 1,350 crore as immediate assistance for taking up relief and rehabilitation works in the areas affected by the incessant rains

<p>Of this, Rs 600 crore is proposed as assistance for farmers and Rs 750 crore will be spent on relief and rehabilitation works in the GHMC area.&nbsp;<br />
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Of this, Rs 600 crore is proposed as assistance for farmers and Rs 750 crore will be spent on relief and rehabilitation works in the GHMC area. 
 

<p>Preliminary estimates put the losses incurred on account of the deluge at around Rs 5,000 crore.</p>

Preliminary estimates put the losses incurred on account of the deluge at around Rs 5,000 crore.

<p>The loss to farmers would be in excess of Rs 2,000 crore even if half of the crops in the areas under submergence were damaged.</p>

The loss to farmers would be in excess of Rs 2,000 crore even if half of the crops in the areas under submergence were damaged.

<p>According to media reports, rainwater entered as many as 20,540 houses in 144 colonies in 72 areas, affecting 35,000 people.</p>

According to media reports, rainwater entered as many as 20,540 houses in 144 colonies in 72 areas, affecting 35,000 people.

<p>Meanwhile, a fresh low-pressure area over the central Bay of Bengal on Monday is likely to bring heavy to very heavy rainfall to several places in Odisha, Telangana, coastal Andhra Pradesh and parts of Tamil Nadu.</p>

Meanwhile, a fresh low-pressure area over the central Bay of Bengal on Monday is likely to bring heavy to very heavy rainfall to several places in Odisha, Telangana, coastal Andhra Pradesh and parts of Tamil Nadu.