Power Outage Continues for Third Consecutive Day in Hyderabad:- The heavy rain in Hyderabad damaged the Telangana capital badly and close to 20 people passed away within the limits of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC). Several low-lying areas are flooded with water completely and are drowned. There has been huge water logging in most of the regions of the city. Though the rains deployed the situations did not turn normal because of the heavy downpour. The power outage continued in Hyderabad for the third consecutive day on Thursday in some of the regions of Hyderabad because of the flooding. Several electric poles are affected and damaged due to the Tuesday rains. Somajiguda continued to struggle as there is no power supply for two complete days.
As per the Telangana State Southern Power Distribution Company Limited (TSSPDCL), 686 feeders and 312 poles along with 14 substations are damaged in the limits of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC). Yesterday most of the substations and feeders are repaired but they could not resume power supply in some of the regions because of the water flow. Some of the transformers have to be fixed before resuming the power supply told the officials of TSSPDCL. Several apartments are yet to pump out the water from their cellars because of which the power supply is not resumed. The power supply can be issued only after the complete water drains out. Telangana Chief Minister KCR held a meeting with the officials of Transmission Corporation of Telangana Limited. Telangana government issued a holiday for all the government offices and banks for two days starting from yesterday.