Monsoon to hit Telangana in two days

Sat 06 Jun 2015, 11:11:10
Hyderabad: People of Telangana State will get huge relief from the sweltering summer heat in the next 48 hours as the southwest monsoon that set over Kerala on Friday is expected to enter the State after covering the Rayalaseema region of neighboring Andhra Pradesh. The State has already stared experiencing pre-monsoon showers for the last couple of days, bringing down the maximum temperature considerably in some places.

In fact, there was a heavy downpour in the capital city of Hyderabad on Thursday night throwing normal life out of gear in several places. Trafficcame to a standstill at several places and low-lying areas were inundated in many colonies. Met officials at the Hyderabad Meteorological Centre predicted more isolated rainfall across the region.

The monsoon arrived in Kerala four days late against the normal onset date of June 1. Meteorologists forecasted that the monsoon would hit Rayalaseema and South Coastal Andhra Pradesh in the next 48 hours. Earlier, it was predicted that the monsoon would arrive on May 30, a day earlier than the normal date, but it got delayed by six days, thereby creating anxiety among the


Indian Meteorology Department said that the monsoon has advanced into the entire South Arabian Sea, some parts of Central Arabian Sea, Lakshadweep, Kerala, some parts of the coastal and south interior of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.The department added that thunderstorms have been observed at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Jharkhand, Assam, Meghalaya, Goa, Karnataka, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Rayalaseema, Kerala and Tamil Nadu.

Nevertheless, the meteorologists forecasted that the rainfall in Telangana region would be below normal. IMD’s assistant meteorologist M Narasimha Rao said that the average normal rainfall in the state is 89 cm.“Like in previous year, this year also the monsoon has hit Kerala on June 5 against the normal date of June 1”, Rao said.

Last year, Telangana received 498.5 mm of rainfall against the normal of 755.2 mm.According to the 2014 monsoon report, the agricultural productivity has been affected in Marathwada, Haryana, West Uttar Pradesh, East Uttar Pradesh and Telangana, owing to the deficit rainfall. The report said that Telangana received a deficit rainfall of – 34 per cent.

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