Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Saturday asked officials to be on alert in view of heavy rains in the state and told ministers to stay put in their respective districts and have regular coordination with the officials.
Several tanks and canals are overflowing due to heavy rains and the floodwater inundated the roads at some places, an official release said.
Rao, who spoke to ministers, Chief Secretary and DGP and reviewed the situation district-wise, directed that two control rooms be set up in Hyderabad.
He asked the ministers to stay put in their respective districts and be in touch with district Collectors and police officials on a regular basis, it said.
“The Chief Minister said since several tanks were filled to the brim, they may breach, roads may be inundated and low-lying areas may be flooded,” it said.
The officials in Karimnagar and Warangal districts (as they existed before reorganisation of districts) should be alert in view of the heavy rainfall there, he said.