The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a rain alert in Hyderabad.
The advisory was issued on the evening of the 24th of November in the wake of Cyclone Nivar.
Mr. Naga Ratna, In Charge Director of the IMD said, “Due to the cyclone Nivar, the southern and southwestern districts are most likely to get affected by the cyclone Nivar. However, its effect to Hyderabad and other districts will be predicted on Thursday depending on the movement of the cyclone (sic.)”
According to the issued alert, Hyderabad is likely to witness moderate to heavy rainfall for two days, the 26th of November and the 27th of November.
Due to the cyclone in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, the effect is likely to be seen in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
Nivar may cross Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in the south western Bay of Bengal coastal area tomorrow evening, the 25th of November at 5:00 P.M.
The weather office predicted the intensified cyclone from a deep depression originating from the Bay of Bengal.
The India Meteorological Department tweeted, “Deep depression has intensified into a cyclonic storm — NIVAR over south-west Bay of Bengal — (Cyclone alert for Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts – Yellow Message).”
The IMD issued predicted rainfall in several districts of Telangana including Hyderabad, Medchal Malkajgiri, Rangareddy on the 26th of November and thunderstorms accompanied with lightning and rainfall on the 27th of November.
Besides heavy rainfall, the State is likely to have low temperature by the 29th of November. The mercury levels are expected to drop by one to three degree Celsius due to the cyclone Nivar.
Stay tuned for further updates.