Andhra Pradesh in bloom, Telangana in gloom as South West monsoon winds up

DECCAN CHRONICLE | AYESHA MINHAZ
Published Oct 1, 2015, 8:46 am IST
Updated Mar 27, 2019, 3:43 pm IST
Five districts of Telangana state experienced drought-like situations
Representational image (Photo: DC)
 Representational image (Photo: DC)

Hyderabad: The southwest monsoon has officially ended with 10 per cent more than normal rains in Coastal AP, a 10 per cent deficit in Rayalaseema and 21 per cent deficit in Telangana.

In Coastal AP, Visakhapatnam received 35 per cent more than normal rains this monsoon followed by Vizianagaram, which recorded 22 per cent more rains. In Rayalaseema, Kurnool fared the worst with 26 per cent less than normal rains this year.

 

Meanwhile, five districts of Telangana state experienced drought-like situations. The worst hit was Medak with 52 per cent less than normal rains this season.

In the deficit rainfall districts of TS, Medak was closely followed by Nizamabad which recorded 49 per cent less than normal rains, Hyderabad with 43 per cent less than normal rains and Mahbubnagar and Ranga Reddy at 41 per cent less than normal rains.

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