A weather alert has been reported in Telangana for the next two days. Starring from the 22nd of July, the State is likely to witness heavy rainfall in the isolated areas of Hyderabad and other districts.
The State is witnessing heavy rain since the night of the 20th of July, and rainfall is expected to continue till the 23rd of July. The Hyderabad Meteorological Department forecasted heavy rains and alerted for thunderstorm and lightning for the next three days. Officials said it was raining non-stop due to air composition and surface periodicity.
The major reason given by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) for the heavy rainfall is due to a possibility of low pressure in the Bay of Bengal on the 23rd of this month.
Meanwhile, due to continuous heavy rainfall, life of people in Hyderabad has almost come to a standstill. The low lying areas were inundated and motorists are facing severe problems as heavy rainwater has stopped flowing on roads and junctions. In the suburbs of Hyderabad, the colonies were submerged, giving people a hard time as their homes are flooded with water.
This monsoon, in June 2021, Telangana received 50 % more rain than the usual rainfall received during the Monsoon. Telangana received 194.55 mm rainfall against the normal 130 mm. From June 1st to the 30th of June, Telangana reported 194.55 mm of rain.
According to sources, the highest amount of rainfall was received in Adilabad (318.7 mm) and Wanaparthy recorded the least amount of rainfall (76.8 mm.) In addition only six districts, Mancherial, Nirmal, Bhadradri Kothagudem, Hyderabad, Rangareddy and Vikarabad received normal rainfall. Of the remaining 27 districts, 11 districts received excess rainfall, 13 districts received large excess and five districts have received normal rainfall during this period.
It is to be noted that -19 % to 19 % range is normal rainfall, 20 % to 59 % is excess rainfall and 60 to 100% is large excess rainfall.
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