On the 2nd of July, the Hyderabad Meteorological Department (HMD) announced, the Telugu states witnessed higher than average rainfall this year.
In 2020, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh witnessed the monsoon in early June.
The southwest monsoon, which started on the 1st of June in Kerala, entered Andhra Pradesh on the 5th of June and Telangana between the 8th of June to 10th of June.
According to the HMD, compared to last year, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana recorded a good amount of rainfall, amid the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus.
In a month, Andhra Pradesh recorded 20% more than usual rainfall and Telangana recorded 30 % higher than usual.
According to the calculations, the average rainfall in Andhra Pradesh is 93.7%, this year rainfall is 20% more, which is 113.1%.
Rainfall in Srikakulam, Vijayanagara, Visakhapatnam, East Godavari and West Godavari districts were the most common, while the rest of the districts recorded the highest rainfall than usual.
Meanwhile, in Telangana, the highest rainfall was recorded in Wanaparthy, 141 % and in Jagtial, rainfall recorded was lowest of 18%.
Overall rainfall recorded in Telangana was 172.8 % rainfall with 30 % more.
In June, Telangana recorded 172.8 mm rainfall. In 2019 June, Telangana recorded 129.2 mm rainfall.
According to the HMD, till the 4th to the 5th of July, Telangana is likely to witness rainfall and thunderstorm lightning.
Stay tuned for further updates.