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Hyderabad hit by heavy rains with more downpours expected today

On March 16, Hyderabad received heavy rain, providing much-needed relief to residents who had been suffering from the scorching summer heat for several weeks. More rain is expected on Friday, according to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) in Hyderabad, which has issued a yellow alert.

Though the rain provided much-needed relief, it also caused power outages in many parts of the city for several hours.

As per the Telangana State Development Planning Society (TSDPS), the highest rainfall was recorded in Rajendranagar (49 mm), followed by Serilingampally (34.8 mm). Other areas that received substantial rainfall include Bandlaguda (31.5 mm), Uppal (31.3 mm), Bahadurpura (30.8 mm), Nampally (27 mm), Asifnagar (21.5 mm), Musheerabad (21.5 mm), Secunderabad (21.3 mm), and Charminar (21 mm).

The IMD Hyderabad has issued a yellow alert that is valid until March 19. According to the weather department, all six zones in Hyderabad – Charminar, Khairatabad, Kukatpally, LB Nagar, Secunderabad, and Serilingampally – will experience a generally cloudy sky on March 17, with light to moderate rain or thundershowers and gusty winds of 30-40 kmph and hailstorms in the evening or night.

On March 18 and 19, all zones in the city should expect a cloudy sky with light to moderate rain or thundershowers in the evening or night.

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Yellow alert issued for entire Telangana

The IMD Hyderabad has issued a yellow alert for all of Telangana until March 19. The Telangana State Development Planning Society (TSDPS) predicted light to moderate rainfall as well and thunderstorms at many places in the state including Hyderabad.

It also predicted that the maximum temperature in some areas of the state 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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