IMD issues four-day rainfall warning for Telangana

Hyderabad: The ongoing weather situation of light showers and intermittent rainfall in the city is likely to continue for the next few days, as the Telangana State Development Planning Society (TSDPS) forecast there is more rain to come and the IMD have both forecasted a rainfall warning for Telangana until August 29.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday issued a four-day rainfall warning for Telangana from August 26 to August 29. The department warned that light to moderate rain or thundershowers are very likely to occur at a few places in the state.

Maximum temperatures are expected to be in the range of 32 degree celsius to 35 degree celsius, while the minimum temperatures to be in the range of 20 degree celsius to 23 degree celsius. On Thursday, light to moderate rain is was witnessed in Hyderabad and parts of Telangana like Warangal Rural, Jangaon, Sangareddy, Vikarabad, Rangareddy, Medchal, Yadadri etc.

For the next 48 hours on August 27 and August 28, light to moderate rain is expected in Sangareddy, Vikarabad, Rangareddy, Yadadri, Nalgonda, Nagarkurnool, Mahabubnagar, Wanaparthy and Jogulamba districts and light to very Light Rain is expected in all over the state, except Kumuram Bheem, Mancherial, Peddapalli, Jayashankar, Mulugu, Warangal urban, Warangal rural and Mahabubabad districts.

In a separate bulletin, TSDPS said that Kotgiri in Nizamabad district recorded a maximum of 131.5 mm rainfall a day earlier on Wednesday as against the state average of 4.6 mm. Moderate rainfall between 15.6 to 64.4 mm was received at many places over the state except Peddapalli, Suryapet, Narayanpet Wanaparthy and Jogulamba Gadwal districts, TSDPS said.

Besides, light rainfall between 2.4 mm to 15.5 mm received at many places all over the state except Peddapalli and Wanaparthy districts.

During the last 24 hours in GHMC, highest rainfall of 21.1 mm was recorded at Bandlaguda (circle no 8, Chandrayangutta). The highest maximum temperature of 33.9 degree Celsius recorded at Nagole (cicle no 5, Saroornagar) and lowest minimum temperature of 21.9 degree Celsius recorded at Jubileehills (circle no 18, Jubilee Hills).