After a long wait, rain arrives in Hyderabad, Telangana; more in the offing

March 17, 2018 1:42 PM |

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Hyderabad has been missing rains for more than a month now and almost the entire month of February went dry for the state. It was due to the persistent dry weather that the temperatures across of the city rose few notches above the normal levels.

In general, Hyderabad accounts for a fair amount of rainfall to the tune of 17.8 mm during the month of March. Despite this, the city has remained dry so far.

In fact, the mercury levels soar to even surpass its monthly average maximum of 35.9 degrees Celsius at several occasions.

The situation of most parts of Telangana was no different and like Hyderabad, almost the entire state was reeling under dry and warm weather conditions. The maximums of a few locations even settled near 40 degrees Celsius.


However, the recent rain episode was no less than a boon for almost the entire state including Hyderabad wherein most of the pockets of the state recorded some rains. Though the intensity of these showers remained on a lower side, they were sufficient enough to bring a sigh of relief for the people of Telangana.

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In the last 24 hours from 08:30 am on Friday, Ramagundam recorded 8 mm of rains, Adilabad 6 mm, Nalgonda 2 mm and Hyderabad witnessed some rainy traces.

These rains even let the temperatures to drop significantly over the capital city, Hyderabad and at a few other stations as well. In the account of these rains, the maximums of Hyderabad dipped 7 degrees below the normal to rest at 30.1°C.

The reason for these rains as reiterated by Skymet Weather is the trough which is extending from South Tamil Nadu to coastal Odisha. Moreover, this system is likely to move eastwards. In the wake of this, rain and thunder activity is expected to continue over the state as well as over the Hyderabad for the next 24 hours.

However, these rainy spells would mainly be the short spell of rain and thundershowers. Furthermore, the temperatures would also continue to remain below normal for the next 24 hours.

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