The Indian Meteorological Department had sounded a red alert for Telangana on Thursday, warning of heavy to very heavy rains in several districts of the State.
Four landslides have been reported in Raigad due to incessant rains, which have led to the roads being blocked.
As many as 13 mandals received large excess rainfall, and irrigation projects were brimming with water.
Flood waters entered houses in Chinthakunta, Kathalpaur mandal of Jagitial district with local rivulet Bandacheruvu overflowing.
On Wednesday, GHMC received an average rainfall of 17.7 mm, with the highest rainfall of 30.5 mm recorded at Kapra.
Hill streams were in spate and irrigation projects received copious inflows
In the last 24 hours, Jurala and Srisailam Dam received 1,11,072 cusecs and 1,50,494 cusecs of water respectively.
While Warangal Urban district recorded 10.9 mm rainfall on Wednesday, the total cumulative rainfall from June 1, 2021 till date was 515.3 mm
The widespread rains are being attributed to an active southwest monsoon as well as a cyclonic circulation lying over northwest Bay of Bengal in the middle and upper tropospheric levels.
The highest rainfall of 91.0 mm was recorded in Kathalapur mandal of Jagitial district while Gangadhara of Karimnagar district received 81.3 mm.
The airport in Zhengzhou cancelled 260 flights into and out of the city, and local railway authorities also halted or delayed some trains.
As of July 20, Hyderabad received 359.5 mm average rainfall during this monsoon season, whereas the normal rain expected till now was 210.9 mm
The city had witnessed light showers at several places on Monday night.
On Tuesday, the water level at the reservoir was recorded at 1,762.80 feet against the FTL of 1,763.50 feet.
Till 6 p.m on Monday, Jurala project received 1.23 lakh cusecs, and authorities lifted 20 gates to release 1.51 lakh cusecs of water downstream to Srisailam
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