Hyderabad: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said that the southwest monsoon has arrived for the state of Telangana.

The IMD forecasted thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and gusty winds (30-40 kmph) across isolated places in Telangana. Very heavy rainfall is most likely to occur at isolated places in Nizamabad, Jayashankar Bhupalapally, Mulugu, Bhadradri Kothagudem, Mahabubabad, Warangal (Rural), Warangal (Urban), Sangareddy, Kamareddy, and heavy rain is most likely to occur at few places in Kumaram Bheem Asifabad, Mancherial, Nirmal, Jagtial, Rajanna Sirsilla, Karimnagar, Peddapally, Vikarabad, Medak in Telangana for the next five days.

The city is most likely to see light to moderate rain or thundershowers at a few places and areas surrounding the city. Roads in low-lying areas will witness water pooling or get slippery from a high amount of rainfall. The maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to be around 29°C and 21°C.

The IMD inference on Friday read, "A Low-Pressure Area formed over Northwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining Odisha and Gangetic West Bengal coasts with associated cyclonic circulation extending up to mid­tropospheric levels persisting. It is likely to become more marked during the next 24 hours and move west­northwest wards across Odisha. A trough runs from low-pressure area over north west bay to Telangana over Odisha."

Meanwhile, the southwest monsoon has further advanced into some parts of north Arabian Sea and some more parts of south Gujarat, south Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh and most parts of north Bay of Bengal and more parts of West Bengal on Friday.

The Northern Limit of Monsoon (NLM) passes through Diu, Surat, Nandurbar, Raisen, Damoh, Umaria, Pendra Road Bolangir, Puri, Canning, Krishnanagar and Malda. The conditions are favourable for further advance of southwest monsoon into some more parts of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, remaining parts Chhattisgarh and Odisha, entire West Bengal, Jharkhand and Bihar and some parts of east Uttar Pradesh and remaining parts of north Bay of Bengal during the next 48 hours.

The southwest monsoon is likely to advance over remaining parts of the country outside south Rajasthan and Kutch region of Gujarat during the next three to four days.



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