Hyderabad City Receives 31.6% Excess Rainfall in this Month
Hyderabad, July 13: After heavy rain on Monday night, most parts of the Hyderabad city witnessed light to moderate showers throughout Tuesday.
The continuous rainfall has resulted in a drop of temperature, which went down by around 2 degree Celsius. The maximum temperature recorded at Monda Market was 30.6 degree Celsius whereas minimum temperature of 21.2 degree Celsius was recorded at Shapur Nagar.
Several localities in the city, including Golconda, Serilingampally, Rajendranagar, Gandipet and Uppal witnessed heavy rain. Bandlaguda and Musheerabad received the maximum rainfall of 22.8 mm, followed by Marredpally, which witnessed 15.5 mm rain, other parts of the city including Charminar, Bahadurpura, Shaikpet, Ramachandrapuram and Nampally also experienced moderate rains.
Hyderabad received an excess of 31.6 per cent rainfall — of 216 mm — in July so far, and officials at Telangana State Development Planning Society forecast that there can be light to moderate rain at isolated places in the city in the next three days. The maximum temperature in the city is expected to be around 29 degree Celsius to 31 degree Celsius, while the minimum temperature will range between 21 degree Celsius to 23 degree Celsius.
According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD)-Hyderabad, while there will be showers across the city, the southern and western parts of the city — areas including Saroornagar, Zoo Park, Chaderghat, Begum Bazaar, Serilingampally, Patancheru and Kukatpally — might receive heavy rainfall. The authorities have asked the citizens living in the low lying areas to take precautions.
Several other districts of Telangana, including Mulugu, Mancherial, Adilabad, Vikarabad, Sangareddy and Jagtial also received heavy rainfall. Rebbena in Kumuram Bheem received the highest rainfall of 73.8 mm on Tuesday.
Areas with highest rainfall
a) Bandlaguda: 22.8 mm
b) Musheerabad: 22.8 mm
c) Marredpally: 21.5 mm
d) Srinagar Colony: 20.8 mm
e) Monda Market: 20.8 mm
f) Asifnagar: 20.5 mm
g) Venkateshwara Colony, Banjara Hills: 20 mm
h) Sardar Mahal, Charminar: 19.8 mm
i) Maruti Nagar Mahila Sabha Centre: 19.8 mm
j) Mehdipatnam Navodaya Community Hall: 19.5 mm