Hyderabad: Indian Meteorological Department (IMD has forecasted heavy to very heavy rains in different parts of Telangana for the next 4 days.

IMD said Adilabad, Komarambheem, Mancherial, Peddapalle, Karimnagar, Siddipet, Jayashankar Bhupalapalle, Mulugu, Bhadradri Kothagudem, WarangalRural Warangal Urban, Mahabubabad, Jangaon, Yadadri Bhuvanagiri, Khammam, Suryapet and Nalgonda 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 will occur in the city for the next two days. The IMD also warned that rainwater may inundate the roads in low-lying areas. It urged people to restrict their movement.

According to the Telangana State Development Planning Society, During the last 24 hours, Highest Rainfall of  128.1 mm recorded at Kodakandla Mandal in Jangaon district in the state, while Saroornagar in the city received51.5 mm mm of rainfall, highest in the city.

Mahabubabad, Warangal Urban, Warangal Rural, Suryapet, Siddipet, Rajanna Sircilla and Yadadri Bhuvanagiri districts received heavy rainfall of more than 64.5 mm in last 24 hours while except the district of Mancherial, Jagtial, Peddapalli, Jayashankar, Nagarkurnool and Mulugu, moderate rainfall (15.6-64.4mm) has been received in the districts of Telangana. 

State Cumulative rainfall from June 1 to September 12, 2020, is s 863.9 mm against Normal  650.9 which is  33 per cent higher than the normal.

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It also said that 180 mandals received excess rainfall of 20 to 59 per cent, while 154 mandals received more than 60 per cent of rainfall.

Meanwhile, 216 mandals in the state received normal rainfall and only 39 mandals saw a rainfall deficit till September 12. State Average Rainfall on September 11 is 8.4 mm against 4.5 mm Normal.

“The east­-west shear zone roughly along 15°N across peninsular India now seen at 5.8 km above mean sea level. A cyclonic circulation lies over the west­-central Bay of Bengal off Andhra Pradesh coast and extends upto 3.1 km above mean sea level. Under its influence, a Low-Pressure Area is likely to form over West-central Bay of Bengal off Andhra Pradesh coast by tomorrow. The trough from Bihar to south Chhattisgarh across Jharkhand has become less marked,” read the IMD’s weather inference for Saturday. 

 

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