Hyderabad: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) in a bulletin here on Tuesday said that the southwest monsoon has weakened over Telangana, with dry weather conditions prevailing in the state in the last 24 hours. In the next two days, conditions will become more favourable for further withdrawal from more parts of Telangana, Maharashtra and some parts of Karnataka. The GHMC area recorded no rainfall and the highest rainfall recorded was 4.5 mm in Chowdergudem, Rangareddy district.
On Tuesday, the average rainfall in the state was recorded as nil according to the report against the normal 3.7 mm. During the next three days, dry weather conditions are likely to prevail in Telangana.
However, the bulletin also stated that light to moderate rain and thunderstorms accompanied with lightning are likely to occur in isolated places in few districts of Telangana on 15 October and 16 October.
It said that the cyclonic circulation over north Andaman Sea and its neighbourhood persists and now extends up to 4.5 km above mean sea level. Under the influence of the cyclonic circulation, during the next 48 hours, a low pressure area is likely to form over East Central Bay of Bengal and adjoining north Andaman Sea. Also, it is likely to move west north westwards and reach south Odisha and north Andhra Pradesh coast during the next 24 hours.
The southwest monsoons have mostly withdrawn from other states like Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, West Bengal, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Manipur.