Relief from heat: Heavy rains lash Hyderabad; city on yellow alert

Several areas like Moula Ali, Kapra, Bachupally, Malkajgiri, Jedimetla, Dilsukhanagar, Secunderabad, Uppal, LB Nagar, Khairatabad, Manikonda, and Abids saw heavy spells that continued for more than an hour.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  6 Sep 2022 12:32 PM GMT
Relief from heat: Heavy rains lash Hyderabad; city on yellow alert

Hyderabad: Heavy rains lashed different parts of the city on Tuesday afternoon. As a result, heavy waterlogging was witnessed in different areas that led to traffic jams in some areas like the Panjagutta-Banjara Hills stretch.




Several areas like Moula Ali, Kapra, Bachupally, Malkajgiri, Jedimetla, Dilsukhanagar, Secunderabad, Uppal, LB Nagar, Khairatabad, Manikonda, and Abids saw heavy spells that continued for more than an hour. The rains were accompanied by strong thunderstorms.

Sai Praneeth, the Andhra Pradesh weatherman, said the heavy spell was due to intense heat piled up for several days and moisture incursion.

According to the Telangana State Development Planning Society (TSDPS), Chandanavally in Shabad mandal of Rangareddy received the state's highest rainfall of 66.8 mm from 8:30 a.m to 4 p.m on Tuesday. Jedimetla and BR Ambedkar Bhawan in Medchal Malkajgiri's Quthbullapur received 62.5 mm and 62.3 mm rainfall, respectively.




In Hyderabad, during the same period, the highest rainfall of 36.8 mm was recorded at CMTC premises: Banjara Hills in Shaikpet.

What's in store in the coming days?

IMD Hyderabad has issued a yellow alert in some districts of Telangana on 6 and 7 September. A yellow alert has been issued in Rangareddy, Hyderabad, Medchal Malkajgiri, Vikarabad, Sangareddy, Medak, Mahabubnagar, Nagarkurnool, Wanaparthy, Narayanpet, Jogulamba Gadwal districts where heavy rainfall is likely to occur on both days.

On 8 and 9 September, an orange alert has been issued in Adilabad, Komaram Bheem Asifabad, Mancherial, Karimnagar, Peddapalli, Jayashankar Bhupalpally, Mulugu, Bhadradri Kothagudem districts where heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur. On the same days, a yellow alert has been issued for Nirmal, Nizamabad, Jagtial, Rajanna Sircilla, Khammam, Nalgonda, Suryapet, Mahabubabad, Warangal, Hamakonda, Jangaon, Siddipet, Yadadri Bhuvanagari, Rangareddy, Hyderabad, Medchal Malkajgiri, Kamareddy, Nagarkurnool, and Jogulamba Gadwal.

On 10 September, a yellow alert has been issued for nine districts.

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