Hyderabad: Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted heavy to very heavy rains likely to occur at isolated places over Telangana in different parts of Telangana for the next 24 hours.
IMD said Adilabad, Nirmal, Mancherial, Komaram Bheem, Nizamabad, Jagtial, Peddapale, Karimnagar, Kamareddy, Rajanna Sircilla, Medak, Siddipet, Vikarabad, Rangareddy, Medchal-Malkajgiri, Mahabubabad, Hyderabad, Nagarkurnool, Wanaparthy, Narayanpet, Yadadri –Bhuvanagiri, Sangareddy, Nalgonda and Mahbubnagar will receive heavy to very heavy rains in the next 48 hours.
It also predicted thunderstorm accompanied by lightning to occur at isolated places over Telangana.
IMD said light to moderate rain or thundershowers very likely to occur in many parts at times intense spells in one or two places of the city for the next 24 hours.
Moderate to Heavy rainfall over many parts of the city with gusty winds. Citizens are advised to stay indoors unless unavoidable. Dial 040-29555500 for any assistance from DRF. @KTRTRS @arvindkumar_ias @bonthurammohan pic.twitter.com/q4vzPVwPPC
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The IMD also predicted waterlogging and drainage clogging in many parts of the low lying area in districts of Telangana. They also predicted massive damage to trees and electric poles leading to disruption of transport in some areas of the districts for a few hours to a few days.
According to the Telangana State Development Planning Society, During the last since 8:30 am on Thursday, Highest Rainfall of 45.3 mm recorded at Bhongir in Yadadari Bhunagiri district in the state, while Balanagar in the city received 61.3 mm of rainfall, highest in the city.
It also said that 196 mandals received excess rainfall of 20 to 59 per cent, while 205 mandals received more than 60 per cent of rainfall.
Around 168 mandals in the state received normal rainfall and only 24 mandals saw a rainfall deficit till September 17.
“The east-west shear zone now runs roughly along Lat. 16°N across Peninsular India between 4.5 km & 5.8 km above mean sea level. A cyclonic circulation lies over north Coastal Andhra Pradesh & neighbourhood between 3.1 km & 3.6 km above mean sea level. A Low-Pressure Area is likely to develop over Northeast Bay of Bengal & neighbourhood around 20th September 2020.” read the IMD’s weather inference for Sunday.