On Thursday, residents of Hyderabad awoke to rain. Today’s rain started around 8:30 a.m.
Rains lashed many parts of the city, making commuting difficult, particularly in Old City areas. Some parts of the city also experienced flooding.
Bandlaguda received the most rain, 14.5 mm, between 8:30 and 11:00 a.m. Rajendranagar, Serilingampally, Shastripuram, Kanchanbagh, and Kandikal Gate were also hit hard by rain today.
Shamshabad, Chevella, Maheshwaram, and Ibrahimpatnam in the Rangareddy district also received heavy rain today.
More rain expected in Hyderabad
Hyderabad will receive light to moderate rainfall until tomorrow, according to the Telangana State Development Planning Society (TSDPS).
Rain will continue to fall in some areas of the city for the next two days.
While the maximum and minimum temperatures in Hyderabad are expected to be in the 29-31 and 22-23 Celsius ranges, the state may experience temperatures in the 31-34 and 21-24 degree ranges.
From June 1 to September 22, Hyderabad received 704.7 mm of rain compared to the normal 548.7 mm, a 28 percent deviation, while the entire state received 1054.5 mm of rain compared to the normal 690.9 mm, a 53 percent deviation.
Tamil Nadu preparing for northeast monsoon
Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu is preparing for the northeast monsoon, which is expected to arrive by the end of the month.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast light to moderate rain in parts of Tamil Nadu until September 25, including coastal areas and areas adjacent to the Western Ghats.
Today and tomorrow, Chennai is likely to see lightning and thunderstorms.
The IMD also predicted that the southwest monsoon would weaken in the state, causing subdued weather in most parts of the state. It stated that there was no specific system that would cause widespread rainfall in the state. According to the IMD, the wind flow was oriented towards the low-pressure area adjacent to the Odisha-West Bengal coasts and over the northwest Bay of Bengal.
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