Hyderabad, Sept 19 (INN): The Indian Meteorological Department ( IMD) has predicted that heavy rains are likely to occur for the next 48 hours at isolated locations in different parts of Telangana.
In several parts of the low lying region of the city, the IMD also predicted waterlogging. They also expected major damage to trees and electric poles leading to transport chaos in some parts of the city for a few hours to a couple of days. They also warned the town of clogging drainage and traffic congestion.
In the next 48 hours, heavy rain is likely to occur in isolated places in the districts of Sangareddy, Medak, Siddipet, Jangaon, Vikarabad, Rangareddy, Hyderabad, Medchal-Malkajgiri, Yadadri – Bhuvanagiri, Nalgonda, Suryapet, Khammam, Mahabubnagar, Nagarkurnool, Wanaparthy, Narayanpet and Jagtial. It also predicted thunderstorm accompanied by lightning to occur at isolated places over Telangana.
IMD reported that for the next 48 hours, light to moderate rain or thundershowers are very likely to occur in many parts of the city at times of heavy spells in one or two areas. The IMD also predicted waterlogging and drainage clogging in many parts of the low lying area in districts of Telangana. They also expected major damage to trees and electric poles leading to disruption of transport for a few hours to a few days in some parts of the districts.
During the last day, the highest rainfall of 208.8 mm was recorded at Bhongir in Mahabubnagar district in the state, according to the Telangana State Development Planning Society, while Balapur in the city received 25.1 mm of rainfall, the highest in the city.
It also reported that 191 mandals received 20 to 59 percent excess rainfall, while 210 mandals received more than 60 percent rainfall. Around 169 mandals received normal rainfall in the state, and only 19 mandals saw a deficit in rainfall until September 19.
“Shear zone east-west approximately along Lat. 16 ° N continues through Peninsular India and is now seen about 3.1 km & 7.6 km above mean sea level tilting with height southwards. The cyclonic circulation across Bengal ‘s southwest bay off the north coast of Tamilnadu at 7.6 km above sea level has merged with the east-west shear line, “read Saturday’s weather inference of the IMD.
“Tomorrow, 20 September 2020, a low-pressure area over Bengal’s Northeast Bay & neighbourhood is likely to develop. It is likely to become more marked over Bengal ‘s Northwest Bay & neighbourhood during subsequent 24 hours. The cyclonic circulation over Telangana & adjacent Vidarbha, which extends up to 0.9 km above mean sea level, is less marked for Saturday.