Hyderabad: With the Southwest monsoon turning weak over Telangana, the Indian Meteorological department (IMD) has not issued rainfall warnings for the next five days, till June 17. Meanwhile, light to moderate rain or thundershowers can be expected in few places in the state, the weather body said in its daily forecast.

Dr. K Naga Ratna, Director in-charge of IMD Hyderabad said that the current weather conditions are due to the shift of the low pressure area over the state. “The low pressure area over north Coastal Andhra Pradesh and adjoining Coastal Odisha & neighbourhood has become less marked.

However,the   associated   cyclonic   circulation   now   lies   over   north   Interior   Odisha   and neighbourhood,” she said. Meanwhile, isolated parts of Komaram Bheem district witnessed heavy rainfall, IMD’s weather report said.

Mahesh Palawat, vice-president of Skymet, a private weather forecasting body said that Telangana can expect on-and-off rains for the coming days, but with a reduced intensity. “In the past few days, the low pressure area that developed in the west-central Bay of Bengal had intensified and move towards Andhra Pradesh. Now, this low-pressure area is moving in the north-westerly direction, away from Telangana. Slight rise in temperature can be expected,” he said.

The IMD’s weather inference said that the southwest monsoon has further advanced into some more parts of Madhya Maharashtra, most parts of Marathwada and Vidarbha, some more parts of Chhattisgarh, remaining parts of Odisha and West Bengal and most parts of Jharkhand and some parts of Bihar.

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