Hyderabad: Clouds formed due to cyclone `Gulab' have changed direction and are moving out of north Telangana.
Depression over North Telangana and adjoining Vidarbha moved west-northwestward with a speed of 24 kmph during the last six hours. It lay centered over Telangana and adjoining areas of Marathwada and Vidarbha near Latitude at 5.30 am on Tuesday.
It is likely to move west-northwestwards and weaken into a Well Marked Low-Pressure Area during the next 6 hours, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said.
IMD has changed the weather warning from red to yellow. IMD said that heavy rain is very likely to occur at isolated places in Nirmal, Nizamabad, and Kamareddy districts of Telangana. Thunderstorms accompanied by lightning are very likely to occur at isolated places over Telangana.
The Cyclone Gulab induced Cloud system has changed direction overnight and is seen to be moving out of Telangana into Maharashtra & Gujarat states. Very light sporadic showers, if at all & mostly clear skies may be expected in the city. @KTRTRS @arvindkumar_ias @CommissionrGHMC pic.twitter.com/oLWiVEPDON— Director EV&DM, GHMC (@Director_EVDM) September 28, 2021
The Cyclone Gulab induced Cloud system has changed direction overnight and is seen to be moving out of Telangana into Maharashtra & Gujarat states. Very light sporadic showers, if at all & mostly clear skies may be expected in the city. @KTRTRS @arvindkumar_ias @CommissionrGHMC pic.twitter.com/oLWiVEPDON
IMD said that the system is likely to emerge into the northeast Arabian Sea and adjoining the Gujarat coast around September 30 evening and there is a likelihood for the system to further intensify over the northeast Arabian Sea during the subsequent 24 hours.
IMD said squally wind with a speed of 35-45 kmph gusting to 55 kmph is likely to prevail over North Telangana and adjoining districts of Marathwada and Vidarbha during the next 6 hours.
The forecast for Hyderabad is that there will be generally cloudy sky. Light to Moderate Rain/Thundershowers is very likely to occur in the city.
Telangana Chief Minister K.Chandrashekar Rao announced a holiday on Tuesday in the wake of heavy rains. Rao said that all government offices, including schools, colleges, and educational institutions in the state would remain closed.
Chief Secretary said the emergency departments like Revenue, Police, Fire Services, Municipal, Panchayati Raj, Irrigation, Roads, and Buildings should be on emergency duty to ensure that no property or lives are lost due to heavy rains.
Telangana government had declared a three-day holiday for both houses of the legislature in the wake of heavy rains.