ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Hyderabad`s Floods: Nature`s Revenge

Frequent encroachments on lakebeds, an inadequate drainage system and lack of storm water drains have made Hyderabad vulnerable to floods even with limited rainfall. A lackadaisical attitude of the authorities and corruption at the local level have contributed to the city's woes. Reclamation of catchments and dried up tanks seem to be the solution if the city is to be saved from a Mumbai-like disaster.

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