Hyderabad: IMD Hyderabad on Wednesday said that heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to happen in some districts of Telangana on 6 and 7 July. They issued an orange alert for the same districts on Wednesday.
The orange alert is applicable from 1:30 pm on 6 July to 8:30 am on 8 July. On 6 July, it is issued for Nalgonda, Khammam, Suryapet, Yadadri Bhuvanagri, Mulugu, Bhadradri Kothagudem, Mahabubnagar, Magarkurnool, Wanaparthy, Narayanpet, Jogulamba Gadwal districts of Telangana. On 7 July, orange alert persists for Nalgonda, Suryapet, Jangaon, Yadadri Buvanagiri, and Nagarkurnool.
In Hyderabad, the IMD has issued a yellow alert for Wednesday and Thursday. "Light to moderate rains, at times intense spells very likely to occur in some parts of the city during afternoon or evening. Heavy rainfall is very likely to occur at isolated places in some parts of the city," read IMD rainfall warning.
IMD also notified the likely impact of the heavy rainfall across the state. It said that water logging in low lying areas, disruption of transportation facilities, electricity, drainage clogging, and agricultural crop damage are expected in some districts in the state.
Meanwhile, Mendora in Nizamabad recorded the state's highest rainfall of 108.3 mm on Tuesday. In Hyderabad, the highest rainfall was recorded in Trimulgherry, i.e, 24.2mm.
Appreciable fall in maximum temperatures
IMD on Wednesday also notified the maximum temperatures in various weather stations across the state. Ramagundam had the highest maximum temperature of 32.8 degrees Celsius. Hyderabad recorded 32.3 degrees Celsius.
IMD said that there was a significant drop in maximum temperatures with the highest drop or departure from normal observed in Mahabubnagar (-6.2 degrees Celsius), followed by Nalgonda (-4.8 degrees Celsius), and followed by Bhadrachalam (-4.6 degrees Celsius).In Hyderabad, there was a 3.4 degrees Celsius drop in the maximum temperature against the normal temperature in this season.