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Telangana flood: Public holiday in GHMC area on Oct 14 and 15 Telangana

Telangana flood: Public holiday in GHMC area on Oct 14 and 15

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 14 Oct 2020, 02:56 pm

Hyderabad/UNI: In view of the unprecedented rains for the last 12 hours and as per the direction of Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, Telangana Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar reviewed the flood situation on Wednesday and declared a public holiday to all Government offices including all private institutions in GHMC area on Wednesday and Thursday.

In a release here, the Chief Secretary also advised GHMC officials and District Collectors to arrange relief camps and shift the people residing in low lying and inundated areas.

Kumar also advised the people not to come out from their houses unless there is a serious necessity. 

At least 12 people have died in the state in rain-related incidents. 

A video has gone viral where a man was seen swept away by flood waters in a street in Hyderabad.