Hyderabad: Rains are expected to lash the State for two more days with the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issuing a weather warning indicating that heavy rain was ‘very likely’ to occur in several districts till Thursday.
According to the IMD, heavy rain is very likely to occur at isolated places in Hyderabad, Medchal-Malkajgiri, Rangareddy, Medak, Vikarabad, Mahabubnagar, Khammam, Yadadri-Bhongir and Siddipet districts.
Meanwhile, the southwest monsoon, which has been active in Telangana since the beginning of the season, is likely to withdraw from the State only by the end of this month, a little later than usual.
On Tuesday, several parts of Hyderabad recorded moderate rainfall, with Bandlaguda receiving the highest of 50 mm, followed by Peerzadiguda (25.3 mm), Hayathnagar (23.5 mm) and Vanasthalipuram (22.3 mm), according to the Telangana State Development Planning Society (TSDPS).
Beyond the Greater Hyderabad limits, districts including Mahabubnagar, Wanaparthy, Vikarabad, Narayanapet and Jangaon witnessed light to moderate rainfall on Tuesday. During the last 24 hours, the highest rainfall of 45.7 mm was recorded at Kusumanchi in Khammam.
Weathermen said under the influence of a cyclonic circulation over the central parts of Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood, a low-pressure area was formed over the same region with an associated cyclonic circulation, which was likely to become more marked and move initially north-westwards during the next 48 hours and then north north-eastwards over the next three days.
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