Officials in Hyderabad requested people to stay at home on October 14 and 15 after record rainfall caused widespread flooding in the city. At least 15 people were reported to have died in the state of Telangana.
The embankment of a lake near Shamshabad was reported to have been collapsed, causing traffic diversions.
The gates of Himayat Sagar reservoir lake also needed to be opened.
Heavy to very heavy rain was expected to continue into Thursday. Credit: Cyberabad Traffic Police via Storyful