IMD predicts more rain in Hyderabad

Mon 23 Sep 2019, 12:10:08
The city will continue to receive moderate to heavy spells of rain over the next few days. According to the weather forecast issued by the India Meteorological Department, the monsoon will remain active not only in the city, but also across other parts of the State as well. The IMD said heavy rain was likely to occur at isolated places across the State in the next four days.

On Sunday too, different parts of the city received moderate to heavy rainfall. According to Telangana State Development and Planning Society (TSDPS), Kondapur received the highest amount of rainfall at 59.3 mm till 6 pm on Sunday, followed by Bollaram (57 mm), Miyapur (55.8 mm) and Khajaguda (41.5 mm). Also the highest rainfall in Hyderabad was recorded at Alwal (57 mm), followed by Serilingampally (55.8 mm). The minimum and maximum temperatures stood at 32.7 and 24.4 degrees Celsius respectively on Sunday, with a generally cloudy sky over the city throughout the day.

The TSDPS said light to moderate rain was likely at a few places in the Greater Hyderabad area over the next three days.

The Indian Meteorology Department (IMD) has extended the warning for heavy rainfall in several districts of the state to September 27. There were moderate to heavy rains in the districts of Warangal, Nizamabad, Karimnagar and others on Sunday. The highest rainfall of a quantum of up to 80 mm was recorded in the districts of Jayashankar Bhupalapally and Sircilla.

With continuous rainfall in several districts last couple of days, the total annual rainfall in the state has moved the status of a deficit to a surplus. While the average rainfall for this monsoon season is 720.7 mm, the state has received a rainfall of up to 730.8mm, over a one per cent surplus.

According to the IMD, “Heavy rains are very likely to occur at isolated  places in the districts of Nizamabad, Jagtial, Karimnagar, Mancherial, Rajanna Sircilla, Pedda-palle, Jayashankar Bhupalapalle, Siddipet, War-angal (urban and Rural), Mulugu, Jangaon, Mahbubabad, Bhadradri Kothagudem, Khammam and Nalgonda district of Telangana till September 27.”

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