Hudhud Cyclone Effect : heavy rain effect to North Telangana. government has informed officials in all Telangana districts to be prepared for any situation arising from the Cyclone Hudhud Effect that is expected to bring widespread rain in the state in the next few days.
The government set up a control room in the state secretariat here on Saturday in addition to similar control rooms in all district headquarters. Officials have been instructed to pay particular attention to low-lying areas prone to flooding, bunds and railway tracks near water bodies.
A press release from the chief minister’s office said that chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, who is on a visit to New Delhi, has instructed state revenue and police officials to be prepared to extend any assistance to those affected by the rain.
He also instructed mandal level officials to keep themselves abreast of the developing weather situation.
Telephone numbers of the control room at the secretariat here are 23454088 and 23454293. The control room would function for 24 hours after the passage of cyclone over the state, the release added.