IMD forecasts extremely heavy rains
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast extremely heavy rains at a few places in Marathwada, Mumbai, and other parts of the coastal Konkan region of Maharashtra in the next 24 hours.
Thirteen dead in Maharashtra
At least 13 persons died in heavy showers, floods, and lightning in parts of Maharashtra with the Marathwada region bearing the brunt of rain fury. More than 560 people were rescued after the NDRF was mobilized and helicopters were deployed.
Appa Cheruvu lake overflows
Appa Cheruvu lake has overflown on National Highway 44 resulting in traffic snarls on the way leading to Shamshabad and Hyderabad airport.
Heavy rains in Maharashtra
Heavy rains in parts of Thane have been reported. The level of water in the Godavari river in Nashik has risen.
Flooding in Beed villages
Heavy rainfall in catchment areas of the Manjara dam forced authorities to open all 18 gates of the reservoir to discharge water on Tuesday, which led to flooding in some villages of Maharashtra's Beed district.
State transport bus swept away
One person died and three others were missing after a state transport bus got swept away while crossing an inundated bridge in Maharashtra's Yavatmal district on Tuesday morning.
Gates of Ukai Dam opened
Gates of Ukai Dam in Gujarat have been opened to release 1.5 lakh cusecs of water in Tapi river in Surat following heavy rainfall in adjoining areas including Maharashtra.
Cloud system moving toward Maharashtra and Gujarat
Cyclone Gulab-induced cloud system has changed its direction and is now moving out of Telangana toward Maharashtra and Gujarat. Telangana might now get light sporadic showers while mostly clear skies are expected in Hyderabad.
Operations at Visakhapatnam airport return to normal
All operations are normal and on schedule. Five arrivals and five departures are completed as of now today. The effect of floodwater has completely receded on the city & airside. The airport is fully functional: Director, Visakhapatnam airport
Heavy rain likely in isolated places
The IMD further warned of heavy rain that is very likely to occur at isolated places in Adilabad, Nirmal, Nizamabad, Jagityal, Rajanna Sircilla, Vikarabad, Sangareddy, Medak, and Kamareddy districts of Telangana between 0830 hours of September 28 and 0830 hours of September 29.
Massive water-pooling expected
The rains would result in massive water-pooling on roads and low-lying areas in most places and agricultural land submerge/crop damage. Thunderstorm accompanied by lightning with wind speed 30-40 kmph is very likely to occur at isolated places in all the districts.
Red alert in Telangana districts
A red alert has been issued by the IMD for Nirmal, Nizamabad, Jagtial, Rajanna Sircilla, Karimnagar, Peddapally, Bhadradri Kothagudem, Khammam, Mahabubabad, Warangal, Jangaon, Siddipet, and Kamareddy.
Offices, schools closed in Telangana
All government offices, schools, colleges, and other educational institutions in Telangana will remain shut on Tuesday.
Two washed away in Siddipet
Two persons were washed away in a stream in Siddipet district on Monday. The authorities urged people not to cross or venture into streams and remain indoors.
More than 100 mm of rainfall was recorded in Hyderabad which brought life in the city to a grinding halt.
Two dead in Andhra Pradesh
Two people died in Andhra Pradesh after Cyclone Gulab made landfall at Kalingapatnam in Srikakulam district on Sunday evening. Telangana also received heavy rainfall.