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TelanganaMet issues orange alert for Telangana districts

Met issues orange alert for Telangana districts

Published: 4th Sep 2021 12:04 am

Hyderabad: Three persons died and two others sustained injuries at Kaniki village, Kumaram Bheem Asifabad on Friday. The incident occurred when they were on their way to their house on a bullock cart.

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In a separate incident at Vastavapuram village in Nirmal district, two families, including one from Hyderabad, got stuck in floodwaters. However, locals rescued them.

Meanwhile, Met Department said in the wake of expected low-pressure formation in the Bay of Bengal, heavy to very heavy rains are likely to occur at isolated places across the State on Saturday and Sunday. Met Department has issued an orange alert and said heavy to very heavy rains are likely to occur in Ranga Reddy, Yadadri Bhuvanagiri, Nalgonda, Medchal Malkajgiri, Vikarabad, Sanga Reddy and Medak. Heavy rains are expected at Nirmal, Nizamabad, Rajanna Sircilla, Karimnagar, Peddapally, Mulugu, Suryapet, Mahabubabad, Warangal Urban and Rural, Siddipet, Hyderabad, Mahabubnagar, Narayanpet and Jogulamba Gadwal. Thunderstorms accompanied by lightning are very likely to occur at isolated places in all districts across the State.

According to the Met Department’s forecast, the cyclonic circulation now lies over Coastal Andhra Pradesh and low pressure is expected to form over North and adjoining central Bay of Bengal around September 6. Under its influence, heavy rains are likely to occur at several places during the next three to four days. Meanwhile, heavy rains occurred in several areas across the State on Friday. The State average rainfall on Friday was 11.4 mm against 3.9 mm normal rainfall. As per the Telangana State Development Planning Society 71 mm rainfall was recorded at Edbid, Nirmal, 56.5 mm in Marriguda, Nalgonda and 53.3 mm rainfall in Pasumamula, Rangareddy.

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