However, many streets in Hyderabad were water-logged, and employees and students faced significant troubles reaching their destinations.
The rains brought happiness to the people in both the Telugu states today, and had rivers, streams and rivulets overflowing as the downpours started early in the morning.
The people were in general happy with the rains, though some low-level areas were submerged under the rain water.
In Telangana, Khammam received the highest rainfall, of 9 cm. Medak received 7 cm and Golkonda received 6 cm.
In Rayalaseema, Rayachoti received the highest rainfall, of 11 cm. Arogyavaram received 7 cm, and Pamidi, 7 cm.
In coastal Andhra, Tiruvuru received the highest rainfall, of 9 cm. Podili and Chimakurthi received 8 cm, Piduguralla received 7 cm and Karamchedu received 6 cm.
In Hyderabad, it rained continuously since Wednesday morning, and many people faced troubles. The rain lashed Begum Bazar, Sultanpur, Koti, Abids, Nampally, Basheerbagh, Lakdi-ka-Pul, Himayathnagar, Narayanaguda, Nacharam, Mallapur, Tarnaka, Lalapet, OU Campus, Habsiguda, Monda Market, Parsigutta, Warasiguda, Chilakalaguda, Padmarao Nagar, Maredpally, Alwal, Bollaram, Thirumalgiri, Boinpally, Ramanthapur, Uppal, Boduppal, Ghatkesar, Chadharghat, Malakpet, Dilsukhnagar, L B Nagar, Vanasthalipuram, Hayatnagar, Abdullapurmet and other places. Kapra, Mallapur, Nacharam and H B colonies had flood water problems, and the GHMC officials were trying to clear the water from the roads, with GHMC Deputy Commissioner Pankaj supervising the works.
Traffic was halted severely at Lakdi-ka-Pul, RTC Cross Roads, Ramanthapur, Shivam Road, Amberpet and Begumpet. Vehicle riders faced hardships due to the water-logging on the roads, and employees and students reached their offices and schools delayed and facing troubles. L B Nagar received 5.4 cm of rain, Asmanghad 4.8 cm, Narayanaguda 4.6 cm, Nampally 4.2 cm and Asifnagar 4.2 cm.