Hyderabad: The iconic Chowmahalla Palace’s roof was collapsed and fell to the ground on Saturday evening, followed by heavy rain in the city.
Chowmahalla Palace is one of the popular sightseeing places in Hyderabad.
Speaking to media, police inspector Ramesh Kotwal reportedly said that the roof of the window with the balcony fell due to heavy rain but falling debris didn’t hurt any passer-by.
The balcony was under maintenance and it was repaired already. The work was put off due to the coronavirus pandemic.
After the damage, experts rushed to the spot and inspected the palace for its structural stability and suggested immediate measures to stop further disasters.