Hyderabad: Incessant downpour continues to lash Telangana State under the influence of multiple weather systems, even as the Indian Meteorological Department hinting at more rains for next three days. North Telangana districts bore the brunt of heavy rains which have been pounding the area for the last two days.
Heavy to very heavy rain occurred at several places in districts of Adilabad, Nirmal, Kumuram Bheem Asifabad, Mancherial, Nizamabad, Jagitial, Rajanna Sircilla, Peddapalle, Karimnagar, Jayashankar Bhupalpally, Mulugu, Warangal Urban, Warangal Rural, Mahabubabad, Bhadradri Kothagudem, Khammam, Nalgonda and Suryapet, since Wednesday. These districts are very likely to receive heavy to very heavy showers at isolated places, and light to moderate rains at many places for the next 72 hours. The highest rainfall of 16 cm was recorded at Venkatapuram in Jayashankar Bhupalpally district, followed by Venkatapur, Perur and Eturnagaram also in the district with 11 cm rainfall each.
The south west monsoon has been active over the State, with multiple weather systems causing the copious rainfall. A low pressure area is lying over north Coastal Odisha and adjoining Gangetic West Bengal, with an associated cyclonic circulation now extending upto 7.6 km above mean sea level. The associated cyclonic circulation is very likely to become more marked during next 24 hours, influencing the weather. An eastwest shear zone also runs across Peninsular India.
Due to the severe weather condition, the temperatures have plunged in the State considerably. Mahabubnagar and Hyderabad recorded the lowest day temperature of 23.8 degrees Celsius, taking a sharp fall by more than 6 degree Celsius than normal temperature. Similarly, Nalgonda had the lowest night temperature at 18 degree Celsius.
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