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Heavy rainfall forecast for Hyderabad today as IMD issues orange alert

Residents of Hyderabad, who are hoping for a much-needed respite from the summer heat from today till March 20, brace for heavy rainfall in the city as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert for March 16 and 17 and a yellow alert till March 20.

The alert warns of thunderstorms with lightning, hailstorms, and gusty winds reaching 30-40 kmph.

Rain expected in all six zones of Hyderabad

According to the weather forecast, all six zones in Hyderabad – Charminar, Khairatabad, Kukatpally, LB Nagar, Secunderabad, and Serilingampally – will have a cloudy sky. Light to moderate rain or thundershowers are expected later in the evening or at night.

In Hyderabad, the maximum temperature is expected to be less than 36 degrees Celsius. Hyderabad can expect some relief from the scorching summer heat with the arrival of the pre-monsoon season. The rain will also lower the temperature, providing some relief to Hyderabad residents.

IMD Hyderabad issued orange alert for entire Telangana

The IMD has issued an orange alert for the entire Telangana region for today and tomorrow, indicating that heavy rain is expected in the state.

The weather service has also issued a yellow warning for the state until March 20. The Telangana State Development Planning Society (TSDPS) also predicted light to moderate rainfall and thunderstorms across the state, including Hyderabad.

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It also predicted that the state’s maximum temperature would drop to as low as 27 degrees Celsius. Maximum temperatures in Hyderabad are expected to fall significantly in all circles.

Residents are advised to take necessary precautions and plan their travel accordingly in light of the forecasts issued by both IMD Hyderabad and TSDPS.






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