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This picture is not related to rains in Hyderabad

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A picture is being shared on social media with the claim that it represents the situation in Hyderabad due to rains. Let’s try to analyze the extent of authenticity in this post.

The archived version of the post can be found here.

Claim: Picture that represents the situation in Hyderabad due to rains.

Fact: The picture actually is that of a couple playing in the floodwaters that inundated their house during the recent floods in Prayagraj district of Uttar Pradesh. Hence the claim made in the post is FALSE. 

In the comments made in response to the tweet claiming it represents the situation in Hyderabad due to rains, several people commented that the picture is fake and a user posted a video claiming it to be from Prayagraj. The video talks about how a husband and his wife are enjoying in the floodwater that entered their home during the recent floods in Prayagraj district of Uttar Pradesh.

On searching Google with the keywords ‘Husband Wife swimming in Prayagraj Flood’, we get to know that this video went viral during the floods in Prayagraj and was reported by media. We can look at these reports here and here.

To sum it up, screengrab from the video of husband and wife playing
in the floodwaters that inundated their house during the recent floods in Prayagraj district of Uttar Pradesh is shared as the situation in Hyderabad due to rains.

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