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Bahadurpura tops the list in Hyderabad with 40.9 mm rainfall during 24 hours

As was predicted earlier by the Indian Meteorological Department, the unseasonal rains on Thursday afternoon and during midnight lashed the Hyderabad city and suburban areas that resulted in water clogging in several areas only to bring the traffic to a grinding halt for atleast a hour. With the slightest spell of unseasonal rain people heaved a sigh of relief who were facing severe heat waves since the beginning of the month.

Due to increasing mercury levels, the city was witnessing severe heat waves for the last one month that prompted the meteorological department to release a weather bulletin informing the people about the possible rain spell for about five days starting from Thursday.

According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), the Telangana state received a total 11.0 mm actual rainfall during the last 24 hours of which the Hyderabad city accounts for 27.4 mm rainfall since Thursday afternoon.

It is said that Bahadurpura stood top among all the 16 mandals of the Hyderabad district with 40.9 mm rainfall followed by Bandlaguda (35.5 mm), Secunderabad (32.9 mm), Tirumalgiri (32.3 mm), Charminar (31.5 mm), Shaikhpet (31.0 mm) and  Ameerpet (30.3 mm).

The Automated Weather Stations (AWS) recorded similar rainfall in other mandals of the district that include Asifnagar (28.2 mm), Nampally (27.0 mm), Saidabad (25.1 mm), Musheerabad (25.2 MM), Khairatabad (23.3 mm), Golkonda (23.8 mm), Maredpally (20.2 mm), Amberpet (18.7 mm) and Himayatnagar (12.3 mm).

The incessant rain, that begins with a thunderbolts at around 2.30 pm on Thursday went on for 40 minutes leaving significant impact over the ambient temperature and forced to settle down the mercury impact.

With the abrupt showers, people facing a severe heat spell for a month heaved a sigh of relief from the prevailing heatwave as the temperature in the city and outskirts took a dip due to a few minutes of showers.

Earlier, the Indian Meteorological Department Hyderabad, predicted that the Thunderstorm accompanied with Lightning, Gusty winds (30-40) kmph is likely to occur at isolated places on Thursday in the districts of Telangana state such as Hyderabad, Rangareddy, Nizamabad, Jagityal, Rajanna Sirsilla, Mulugu, Siddipet, Yadadri Bhuvangiri, Medchal Malkajigiri, Vikarabad, Sangareddy, Medak, Kamareddy and Nagarkurnool.

Similarly, thunderstorms accompanied with lightning, gusty winds (30-40) kmph is likely to occur at isolated places in the remaining districts the same day.