Hyderabad: The Indian Meteorological department (IMD) predicted moderate to heavy rains in most parts of Hyderabad and Telangana on 9 March. The rain clouds will stay till 10 March. On 1 March, the city had recorded an average rainfall of 16 mm.
According to the IMD, the city will witness rain or thunderstorms on Monday afternoon or evening. The forecast also said rainfall is set to hit coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh, Yanam, and Rayalseema.

The Telangana state development planning society (TSDPS), meanwhile, said after two days of rains, the weather will be dry. According to TSDPS, in the past 24 hours, heavy rainfall of 8.7 mm was recorded in Hyderabad’s Rajendranagar and the state’s highest rainfall of 69.1 mm was recorded at Ramayampet in Medak.

The IMD predicts Andhra Pradesh will experience rainfall of 0.2 to 0.6 mm. Rainfall is expected over districts of Vizianagaram, Srikakulam, Prakasam, Kurnool, and Cuddapah. Some parts of Karnataka and Kerela will also see rainy weather.

Mahesh Palwat of Skymet, a private weather forecaster, said, “As winds from the Arabian sea and the Bay of Bengal are converging in Telangana and other states like east Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh, we will a moderate rainfall. Though the rain will fade out after tomorrow, the sky will be partly cloudy in most parts of Telangana.”

Aiswarya Sriram

Aiswarya Sriram is a budding multimedia journalist and is currently working for NewsMeter as a "Factcheck Freelancer". A graduate from Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media (IIJNM) Bangalore, Aiswarya has earlier worked with The Logical Indian and has interned with Republic TV. Aiswarya, a Tamilian who was born and brought up in Mumbai, loves to do rural reporting. She has visited Byadgi Taluk of Karnataka, to write about the issues faced by chilli factory workers there, earlier in 2019. A craft enthusiast, Aiswarya also does quilling, painting and glass work. On her off-days, she loves to read crime-thrillers and watch anime. She primarily reports on civic issues, GHMC, human-interesting features, and fact-checking video stories.

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