GHMC teams have swung in to action immediately and tackled the emergence situation
Dr.B.Janardhan Reddy, Commissioner, GHMC said that sudden unpredicted rain with strong gales, Cyclonic winds has occurred last night with 96mm rainfall recorded at Central zone areas like Yousufguda, Srinagar Colony and other areas the rain was lasted for one and half hour. The GHMC, Police and other connected line departments, emergency teams have swung in to action immediately and tackled the emergence situation during late hours yesterday till the morning today and all most the works have been completed.
The Commissioner, GHMC said that around 291 trees were uprooted out of which the emergency teams have cleared. As the rain occurred during night there was no overflow of traffic for which no incidents have been taken place said the Commissioner.
32 Electricity poles have also been fallen and all the electric poles have removed and restored by the emergency teams. The GHMC has identified 54 water stagnation points and almost all the water stagnation points have been cleared in the morning the main cause of the water stagnation due to plastic and other waste materials which are being thrown and dumped on the main roads.
The Commissioner, GHMC appealed all the citizens not to throw plastic waste and other waster materials on the roads as the water is being obstructed due to which the water is unable to flow at the man hole points. The Commissioner also appealed the owners of the shop keepers to inform about the water stagnation points which are in front of their shops to the concerned AEs or the emergency teams so that the teams immediately tackle such emergency situations.