MET forecasts heavy rainfall in parts of Telangana for next 48 hours

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  27 Aug 2020 4:16 AM GMT
MET forecasts heavy rainfall in parts of Telangana for next 48 hours

Hyderabad: Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted heavy rains in different parts of Telangana for the next 48 hours.

MET said thunderstorm accompanied by lightning may occur at isolated places over Telangana.

IMD said light to moderate to heavy 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, Palawancha in Bhadradri Kothagudem district received 31.2 mm of rain, the highest in the state, while Kapra received 5.5 mm of rainfall, the highest in the city.


It also said that 203 mandals received more than 60 percent of rainfall, while 198 mandals received excess rainfall of 20 to 59 percent.

Meanwhile, 172 mandals in the state received normal rainfall and only 16 mandals saw a rainfall deficit till August 26.

“The Well Marked Low-Pressure Area over North Bay of Bengal and neighborhood now lies over Northwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining coastal areas of Gangetic West Bengal and north Odisha. The associated cyclonic circulation extends up to 7.6 km above mean level tilting southwestwards with height. The north-south trough from Rayalaseema to south Tamil Nadu extending up to 0.9 km above mean sea level persists,” reads the IMD’s weather inference for Thursday.

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