IMD Forecasts Heavy Rainfall in Hyderabad, Monsoon Emergency Squad on Standby

12 Jun, 2021 14:25 IST|Sakshi Post

Due to the southwest monsoon, significant to very severe rainfall is expected in the city for the following three days, beginning on June 12.

On Friday, several parts of Hyderabad received moderate to heavy rain.

Hyderabad: With the arrival of monsoon in the state, Hyderabad will be subjected to extremely severe rains over the next several days. Due to the southwest monsoon, significant to extremely severe rainfall is expected in the city for three days, beginning June 12. Serilingampally, Balanagar, Ameerpet, Secunderabad, Malkajgiri, Alwal, and Uppal all had considerable rainfall on Friday evening. With 31.3 mm of rain, Patancheru received the most.

The city's temperatures have decreased by at least 3 degrees Celsius, with the highest temperature of 30 degrees Celsius recorded on Friday. The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) officials have advised their officers to evacuate any damaged structures and prepare for their monsoon emergency squads. The GHMC informed all field teams, officers, and monsoon emergency teams that they could expect persistent rainfall as well as short-duration high-intensity rainfall in specific sections of the city, according to an official memo.

Meanwhile, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert for Telangana State from June 13 to 15. The IMD said, "Thunderstorms accompanied with lightning and gusty winds of 30-40 kmph are very likely to occur at isolated places over Telangana. Heavy to very heavy rainfall is very likely to occur at isolated places and heavy rainfall very likely to occur at a few places in the districts of Telangana."

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