Hyderabad: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday predicted heavy rain in Telangana for the next two days.
The IMD said heavy rainfall (64.5 mm-115.5 mm) is very likely to occur at isolated places in the districts of Adilabad, Komaram Bheem Asifabad, Mancherial, Nirmal, Nizamabad, Jagityal, Rajanna Sirsilla, Peddapalli, Bhadradri Kothagudem, Khammam, Janagaon, Siddipet, Yadadri Bhuvangiri, Sangareddy, Medak, and Kamareddy. The districts will also see thunderstorms accompanied with lightning.
The weather forecasting body also said that on 21 September heavy rains will occur at isolated places in the districts of Adilabad, Komaram Bheem Asifabad, Mancherial, Nirmal, Nizamabad, Peddapalli, Jayashankar Bhupalapally, Mulugu, Bhadradri Kothagudem, Vikarabad, Sangareddy, Medak, and Kamareddy along with thunderstorms accompanied with lightning.
Hyderabad will see a generally cloudy sky with light to moderate rain or thundershowers. Surface winds are likely to be Westerlies with wind speeds around 10-16 kmph. Maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to be around 32°C and 23°C, respectively.
Southwest monsoon has been normal over Telangana. The cyclonic circulation over northwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas of north Odisha-West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts now lies over Gangetic West Bengal and neighbourhood and now extends up to 5.8 km above mean sea level.
"The trough from Telangana to south Tamil Nadu now runs from south interior Karnataka to the Comorin area across interior Tamil Nadu at 0.9 km above mean sea level," read the IMD inference.
According to Telangana State Development Planning Society State, the average cumulative rainfall from 1 June to 20 September 2021 is 893.7 mm against the normal 679.7 mm with a deviation of 31 per cent while GHMC average cumulative rainfall for the same period is 630.7 mm against the normal 534.7 mm with a deviation of 18 per cent.
Also, around 115 mandals have received excess rainfall of 60 per cent and above while 266 mandals have received excess rainfall of 20 to 59 per cent and 205 mandals have received normal rainfall of -19 to 19 per cent. Eight mandals have received deficit rainfall of below -20 per cent.