Stormy weather in the city will continue for three days


The festival holiday ended with a torrential downpour for city residents, which began Wednesday evening and continued Thursday as well with brief intervals and varying intensities across the city.

Fortunately, traffic was minimal in the town thanks to the holiday vibe and people’s reluctance to venture out in the rain.

The showers, accompanied by heavy thunder and stormy weather, were very heavy on Wednesday evening, as evidenced by the 11 centimeters of rainfall recorded in Kapra during the 24 hours ending Thursday at 8:30 am. Visibility was affected and with roads flooded, the weather was threatening for crowds returning to town after the holidays.

“We were caught off guard coming back from Hanumakonda where we were vacationing during the holidays. What started out as drizzle started falling all of a sudden. I had to be very careful and drive very slowly until the rain subsided,” says K. Chandrashekhar, a software professional.

About nine centimeters of rain was recorded in automatic weather stations at places such as Nagole, Kushaiguda and Bandlaguda, and eight centimeters in Rajendranagar. Alkapuri recorded 6.6 centimeters, while LB Nagar and South Hastinapuram recorded around six centimeters of rainfall.

Lingojiguda, Ramantapur, Sivarampalle, Hayatnagar, Saroornagar, Malkajgiri, Falaknuma, Nacharam, Habsiguda, Kanchanbagh and several other localities experienced heavy rains.

On Thursday, it was the turn of the western part of the city to top the charts, with Khajaguda recording about five centimeters of rain between 8:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. RC Puram, Patancheru, Hafeezpet, Miyapur regions also witnessed considerable rainfall.

The Department of Meteorology attributed the stormy climate to the upper atmospheric trough which spread from the coast of Andhra Pradesh to western Madhya Pradesh via Telangana and Vidarbha 3.1 kilometers above sea level. from mean sea level.

Under its impact, the next three days will see light to moderate showers across the city, with occasional intense periods, the weather report predicted.


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