Hyderabad: Telangana and districts of Rayalseema will receive moderate to heavy rainfall in the next 48 hours. The Indian Meteorological Department in its fresh forecast has issued an ‘orange alert’ for the two Telugu speaking states barring districts in coastal Andhra Pradesh.
Entire Telangana and Rayalseema will receive heavy rainfall accompanied by a thunderstorm on 30th & 31st of October. The rain is a result of a confluence zone formed above Telangana.
Chief Meteorologist with Skymet, Mr Mahesh Palawat told NewsMeter, “The humid winds (carrying moisture) from the Bay of Bengal and the dry winds originating from the north-eastern part of India have confluence forming rain clouds over Telangana and part of Vidharbha. This will subsequently lead to moderate rains”.
The weatherman further added, “Also, there is a well-marked low pressure over the Srilanka coast, the state of Kerala and Tamil Nadu are likely to receive heavy rainfall. The low marked pressure will subsequently turn into a depression which will move to Lakshadweep and Oman”.
On reports of Cyclone Kyaar affecting South states, the officials cleared that there is no direct effect on TS and AP. ‘In fact, the Cyclone is moving away from the Indian coast’, added an official.
The forecast for the twin cities is generally cloudy sky with one or two spells of rain or thunderstorm. The maximum and minimum temperatures to revolve around 31 and 23 degrees.
The state has received 69 % of excess rainfall for the month of October. For this time of the year, the average rainfall is 90.5 mm however the state received 152.5 mm.
Coastal Andhra Pradesh & Rayalseema:
Districts in Coastal AP received excess rainfall by 28 % while Rayalseema, which is considered as a dry bed is excess of rainfall by 22 %.