70 power feeders tripped as Rain hits Hyderabad

HYDERABAD: Owing to rainfall in Hyderabad on Sunday evening, several areas faced power outages for many hours.

The light to heavy rain with thunderstorm and strong winds lasted for more than 50 minutes after starting at around 5 pm.

The spokesperson of the Hyderabad Electric Supply Company (HESCO), out of the 70 feeders that were tripped due to rainfall, power has been restored in 30 of them.

The power supply was suspended to avoid untoward incidents as trees, signboards, and wires were broken due to the rainfall.

Last year, torrential rains had lashed this second big city of the province, causing power outage for many hours. Prolonged power outages led failure of drainage system which inundated the city.