Hyderabad: The city witnessed light to moderate rains on Tuesday with the peripheral areas drawing more rainfall in general.
However, the highest rainfall was recorded at Sardar Mahal in Moghalpura, old city, at 23.8 mm while the other central areas that received rainfall were Nampally (9 mm) and West Marredpally (17.5 mm).
Rainfall was recorded also at Malkajgiri (17.5 mm), Asmangarh (14.8 mm), Qutbullapur (12.5 mm), Monda Market (6.8 mm), LB Nagar (6.5 mm), Golkonda (6.0 mm) and Balanagar (5.0 mm).
Several areas did not receive any rainfall while others witnessed only spells of drizzles with the average rainfall recorded in the city on Tuesday was 3 mm. According to monthly averages, the city has recorded a rainfall deficit of 4 mm since June 1.
The temperature came down further with the mercury not crossing 32 degrees Celsius and dipping to as low as 23 degrees Celsius.
The forecast for Wednesday, according to Indian Meteorological Department, was a similar weather situation. A generally cloudy sky with light rain or drizzle would prevail, officials said, with a maximum temperature of 34 degrees Celsius.