Even as rain water entered several houses in colonies, in and around Lalapet area, a shelter was arranged at Lalapet Function hall. Rain caused havoc in Hyderabad, as low-lying areas all over the twin cities are inundated. Bandla cheruvu near Malkajgiri breached, leaving the roads and houses in the nearby areas to be flooded. The house owners are removing the water in pails and throwing it out. Many other lakes and tanks in the city are overflowing, leaving the residents confined to their houses.