Nation Current Affairs 03 Aug 2019 Hyderabad: Rain defi ...

Hyderabad: Rain deficit down to 10 per cent after sustained downpour

Published Aug 3, 2019, 1:13 am IST
Updated Aug 3, 2019, 1:13 am IST
Intensity of rainfall is expected to subside by Sunday: IMD.
A car speeding through the stagnated rainwater in the Necklace road on Friday evening.  (Photo: P. Surendra)
 A car speeding through the stagnated rainwater in the Necklace road on Friday evening. (Photo: P. Surendra)

Hyderabad: For the first time, the state of Telangana has witnessed incessant rains after the arrival of Southwest monsoon this year on Friday with the influence of upper air cyclonic circulation which is prevailing over the north coastal Andhra. There were long spells of heavy to extremely heavy rainfalls reported in the many districts across the state and the highest was reported at Jayashankar Bhupalpally with 216.4mm of rain.

The heavy downpour has also brought down the rainfall deficit in the state to ten per cent from the previous 18 per cent, which is a significant drop. The state has received a rainfall of 344.1mm against its normal rainfall of 383.2mm after the onset of monsoon till date.
Besides,  the upper air cyclonic circulation monsoon, weather experts added that the Southwest monsoon has also become vigorous,  which is contributing majorly for the continuous downpour that the state is experiencing for the last 24 hours, according to the weather experts.


The intensity of rain is expected to subside by  August 4.

There after the effect would be only in the northern parts of Telangana, as those districts of Adilabad, nizamabad, Karimnagar and others would  would be receiving rains and rest of the state would remain comparatively dry, said, Mr Mahesh Palawat, from Skymet weathers, an independent weather forecast agency.

According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), “There is an upper air cyclonic circulation over the West Central Bay of Bengal towards North Coastal Andhra Pradesh. A trough has also been extending from South Rajasthan to Northwest Bay of Bengal and a low pressure area is likely to form over northeast Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood around 4th August.”


Location: India, Telangana, Hyderabad