Light to moderate rains in TS for next 5 days; IMD warns of thunderstorms

The TSDPS rainfall forecast also predicts rains up to 2.5 mm in some places in the state on 18 and 19 April.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  17 April 2022 7:51 AM GMT
Light to moderate rains in TS for next 5 days; IMD warns of thunderstorms

Hyderabad: The Indian Meteorological Centre (IMD) Hyderabad on Sunday announced that light to moderate rain is expected to occur from 17 to 21 April in Telangana. It also predicted thunderstorms with lightning at isolated places in the state.

"Light to moderate rain or thunderstorms are likely to occur at isolated places over Telangana. Thunderstorms accompanied with lightning and gusty winds with wind speed over 30 to 40 kmph are very likely to occur at isolated places in a few districts of Telangana," read IMD's five-day weather forecast and warning report.

According to the Telangana State Development Planning Society (TSDPS), the state's highest rainfall of 7.3 mm was recorded in Rajapur in Mahbubnagar in the last 24 hours. Isolated places in the state received rainfall between 0.3 mm to 1.5 mm. In Hyderabad, hardly any rainfall was recorded.




The TSDPS rainfall forecast also predicts rains up to 2.5 mm in some places in the state on 18 and 19 April.

Earlier, on 15 April, independent weather observer T. Balaji, popularly known as Telangana Weatherman, had predicted rains and thunderstorms between 15 and 18 April. "Scattered thunderstorms expected in South, West, East Telangana districts during April 15-18, isolated thunderstorms in remaining districts. Hyderabad too may get some rains during this period. No heavy or widespread rains," he had tweeted.



Meanwhile, the maximum temperatures were also significantly high in several places in the state. Kerameri in Kumaram Bheem and Bhojraj in Adilabad recorded the state's highest maximum temperature of 43.8┬░Celsius. Several other places also recorded high temperatures above 40┬░Celsius: Adilabad Urban (43.7┬░Celsius), Adilabad Urban (Collectorate) (43.3┬░Celsius), Mortad in Nizamabad (43.3┬░Celsius), Paida in Nizamabad (43.2┬░Celsius), Narsapur in Nirmal (43┬░Celsius), Kolvali in Jagtial (42.9┬░Celsius), Sirpur Town in Kumaram Bheem (42.8┬░Celsius), and Kaddam Peddur in Nirmal (42.8┬░Celsius).




In Hyderabad, the highest maximum temperature of 39┬░Celsius was recorded in Sardarmahal in Charminar.

The state's lowest minimum temperature of 21┬░Celsius was recorded in Kondanagula in Nagarkurnool.

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