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Heavy rain lashes Telangana leaves 5 dead and many injured

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Five people died in rain-related incidents in Telangana, police said on Saturday. According to Warangal Police Commissioner Tarun Joshi, two persons died and one was injured on Friday night when an old building collapsed and fell on an adjacent hut where the duo lived, due to incessant rains.

“It is an old building and nobody was there in that when it collapsed. It appears the building collapsed due to incessant rains since yesterday,” Joshi as per the report stated to agencies. The injured person is being treated in the hospital.

In Chegunta of Medak district, two persons died on the spot when the compound wall of a factory collapsed during the wee hours of Saturday due to rains, a senior police official of Medak district said.

The official said two persons were injured in the wall collapse and they are being treated. A motorist died on the spot as his head hit a road divider after his bike skidded due to waterlogging at the Narsingi-Vallabhapur junction this morning, police said.

Heavy rains lashed Hyderabad and other parts of Telangana on Friday leading to waterlogging at several places in the city and elsewhere in the state.

According to the weather reports, heavy rain is “very likely” to occur at isolated places in Vikarabad, Mulugu, Peddapally, Karimnagar, and Jayashanker Bupallapally, Kamareddy, Medak, Sangareddy districts today.

Heavy rains are “very likely” to occur at isolated places in Adilabad, Komaram Bheem Asifabad, Mancherial, Bhadradri Kothagudem, Janagaon, Siddipet, Yadadri Bhuvangiri districts of Telangana on Saturday.

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