Hyderabad: Rain and thunderstorm will continue to in isolated places of Telangana, including Hyderabad, for two more days, according to the Indian Meteorological department's weather forecast.
Besides Hyderabad, areas like Adilabad, Komarambheem, Nirmal, Mancherial, Nizamabad, Jagitial, Kamareddy, Vikarabad, Sangareddy, Medak, Siddipet, Jangaon, Rajanna Sircilla, Karimnagar, Peddapalle, Warangal, and Mahabubabad can also expect rainfall accompanied by gusty winds of 30 to 40kmph. According to the forecast, rains will lash Hyderabad during the evening or at night.
According to the IMD, Medak received a maximum rainfall of 62.2 mm on 19 April, followed by Adilabad which received 60.2 mm rainfall. Hyderabad, meanwhile, received 16.1mm rains. The forecast said thunderstorms and moderate showers are expected in Vishakapatnam, East Godavari, and Yanam districts of Andhra Pradesh for the next few days.
The IMD, in its forecast, said, “The trough/wind discontinuity at 0.9 km above mean sea level now runs from north coastal Karnataka to Marathawada across north interior Karnataka and central Maharashtra.”
Mahesh Palawat of Skymet, a private weather forecasting agency, said, “The rains are due to wind discontinuity over Telangana and will continue till 21 April before it weakens. We can expect rainfall on 26 and 27 April as the discontinuity will strengthen again. Chances of rain in Hyderabad is also high.”
On 19 April last year, Hyderabad had received 20.6 mm rainfall, the highest in the month of April.
Apart from the two Telugu-speaking states, rainfall is also expected in isolated places of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and Kerela, the IMD forecast said.