Telangana: Southwest monsoon withdrawing; 5 districts receive large excess rainfall

The TSDPS has revealed that the cumulative rainfall recorded from June 1 to October 16 was 1047.6mm against the normal 784.3mm with a deviation of 34%

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  16 Oct 2021 6:44 AM GMT
Telangana: Southwest monsoon withdrawing; 5 districts receive large excess rainfall

Hyderabad: Weather God has been kind to Telangana as five districts have received large excess cumulative rainfall during this year's monsoon.

Twenty-one other districts have witnessed excess rainfall this year so far.

The districts which have received large excess rainfall include Rajanna Sircilla, Siddipet, Warangal Urban, Karimnagar, and Narayanpet.




Telangana State Development Planning Society (TSDPS) has revealed that the cumulative rainfall recorded from June 1 to October 16 was 1047.6mm against the normal 784.3mm with a deviation of 34%.

In the GHMC area, the cumulative rainfall recorded was 827.5 mm against the normal 644.2 mm with a deviation of 28%.

In the last 24 hours, the state received an average rainfall of 5.77mm against the normal 1.7mm. The highest rainfall of 101.1mm was recorded at Burgampadu in Bhadradri Kothagudem. In the GHMC area, no rainfall was recorded.




The southwest monsoon is now withdrawing from the state.

TSDPS also forecasted normal to above-normal rainfall (normal is 92.2mm) in October 2021. Also, it is likely to experience normal to above normal rainfall (normal is 119.4mm) during the northeast monsoon season spanning between October 2021 to December 2021.

Telangana receives an annual normal rainfall of 905.5mm. Of which almost 80% is received from the southwest monsoon that usually spans from June to September.


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