Hyderabad: The benevolence of southwest monsoon has the city receiving a surplus rainfall of 100.8 mm in the last two weeks. According to Telangana State Development Planning Society (TSDPS), against a normal rainfall of 86.5 mm, Hyderabad has received 100.8 mm between August 1 and 14, while Rangareddy and Medchal-Malkajgiri recorded a rainfall of 101.7 mm and 98.5 mm respectively during the same period.
The Meteorological Department, Hyderabad reported that on Thursday alone, city received a rainfall of 35.3 mm, after a heavy rainfall forecast over the State. Given the cloudy weather conditions throughout the day, maximum temperature has dropped to 23.8 degree Celsius, 6 degree Celsius below the normal.
During the last 24 hours, the highest rainfall of 45.5 mm was recorded at Asifnagar and across the State a heavy rainfall of 160.9 mm lashed Venkatapuram in Mulugu district. On Friday, several parts of Warangal Urban, Warangal Rural, Jayashankar Bhupalpally and Mulugu recorded moderate to heavy rainfall.
Under the influence of the low pressure area over north coastal Odisha and adjoining Gangetic West Bengal, light to moderate rain/ thunderstorms are expected at many places for next three days. Meanwhile, a weather warning with Met department indicated heavy to very heavy rain likely to occur at isolated places in the districts, including Adilabad, Nizamabad, Karimnagar, Khammam and Nalgonda on Saturday.