Yellow alert issued in TS for next five days

According to the Telangana State Development Planning Society (TSDPS), from 8:30 a.m on 20 May to 8:30 a.m on 21 May, Kotepally in Vikarabad received the highest rainfall of 112 mm.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  21 May 2022 10:10 AM GMT
Yellow alert issued in TS for next five days

Hyderabad: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), Hyderabad, on Saturday issued a yellow alert in Telangana for the next five days. In its seven-day weather bulletin, the IMD said, "Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and gusty winds (30-40kmph) is likely to occur at isolated places in few districts of Telangana." The thunderstorm and lighting are expected to last till 25 May.

Over the last couple of days, rains hit several places across the state. According to the Telangana State Development Planning Society (TSDPS), from 8:30 a.m on 20 May to 8:30 a.m on 21 May, Kotepally in Vikarabad received the highest rainfall of 112 mm. The entire district of Vikarabad saw moderate rainfalls between 15.6 mm and 64.4 mm.




Besides Vikarabad, Sangareddy, Rangareddy, Narayanpet, and Mahabubnagar received light to moderate rainfall. Some places in Hyderabad like Miyapur, Serilingampally, and Gachibowli also saw slight rains.

Telangana weatherman T. Balaji on Saturday tweeted that Vikarabad recorded around 200 mm rainfall in the last two days. "It's been crazy last 4days for entire West, South TS with frequent heavy rains," he tweeted. He also said that the rains are expected to reduce in the entire state from Saturday and there will be some isolated rains, and sultry and windy weather for the next five days.

Meanwhile, Andhra Pradesh weatherman B. Sai Praneeth also tweeted that temperatures in Hyderabad will start increasing and go up to 37-38°C by Sunday.

Earlier on Monday, the IMD had announced that monsoon in the state is expected to begin on 10 June. The normal onset date for the monsoon in Telangana is 12 June, it had said.

In 2021, the rains came on 5 June in Telangana, nearly a week ahead.

Still hot in TS




Temperatures in the state continue to be around 40°Celsius. At 8:30 a.m on 21 May, Penuballi in Khammam recorded the state's highest maximum temperature of 41.8°C in the last 24 hours, according to TSDPS. Other places in the state which recorded high temperatures are:

Ammanagal in Mahabubabad: 41.7°C

Garla in Mahabubabad: 41.6°C

Kothapallegori in Bhupalalapally Jayshankar: 41.5°C

Allapalli in Bhadradri Kothagudem: 41.5°C

Peddanagaram in Mahabubabad: 41.4°C

Prakash Nagar in Khammam: 41.4°C

Bhoraj in Adilabad: 41.4°C

Medaram in Mulugu: 41.4°C

Pammi in Khammam: 41.3°C

In Hyderabad, Tirumalgherry recorded the highest maximum temperature of 36.2°C.

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