Hyderabad: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), on 13 August, predicted thunderstorms and very heavy rainfall in several Telangana districts for the next four days.
Adilabad, Nirmal, Komaram Bheem, Mancherial, Nizamabad, Jagtial, Rajanna Siricilla, Peddapalli, Karimnagar, Jayashankar Bhupalpally, Mulugu, Warangal (R), Warangal (U), Mahbubnagar, Bhadradri Kothagudem, Khammam, Nalgonda, and Suryapet of Telangana will receive heavy rains from 13 to 17 August, it said.
Meanwhile, Hyderabad saw light rainfall almost throughout the day on Thursday forcing people to stay indoors. According to the Telangana State Development and Planning Society, Serilingampally received the highest rainfall in the city, 15.3 mm, till 5 p.m Thursday while Rajendra Nagar received 14.5 mm rainfall, Asif Nagar 13.5 mm, and Charminar 14.8 mm.
Several districts in the state, including Warangal, Mulugu, Khammam, and Bhadradri, saw heavy rains on Wednesday while Burgampadu in Kothagudem received the highest rainfall, 164.1 mm, in the last 24 hours.
“In the past 24 hours, Telangana has received good rainfall. Also, a low-pressure area has formed in the North Bay of Bengal and north Andhra Pradesh and adjourning Odisha which will continue to impact the weather. The cyclonic circulation will be over north coastal Andhra Pradesh and Telangana so we can expect heavy rains accompanied by thundershowers and strong winds to continue in many parts of Telangana, including Hyderabad, until 16 August,” added Mahesh Palawat, Vice president Meteorology And Climate Change, SkymetWeather.