Rain over state in four days
The south-west monsoon on Thursday advanced to parts of coastal AP and the Rayalaseema region and is expected to cover Telangana state a day or two, according to IMD.
Hyderabad: The south-west monsoon on Thursday advanced to parts of coastal AP and the Rayalaseema region and is expected to cover Telangana state a day or two, according to IMD.
“The monsoon, which hit Kerala on Wednesday, covered parts of south coastal Andhra Pradesh up to Ananthapur in Rayalaseema," Y K Reddy, Director In-charge of IMD Hyderabad said.
The remaining parts of Andhra Pradesh are expected to be covered in two days and entire Telangana is expected to be covered in four-five days, he said.
“Heavy rain is likely to occur at isolated places in districts of Adilabad, Karimnagar, Nizamabad, Khammam, Warangal, Nalgonda, Ranga Reddy, Hyderabad, Mahbubnagar and Medak of Telangana State, the IMD said in its bulletin.
In its daily weather report of Telangana, the IMD said rain occurred at a few places over the state. Madnur in Nizamabad district recorded 8 cm of rainfall, followed by Jukkal in Nizamabad with 7 cm of rainfall.
How IMD decides arrival of monsoon
Over 60% of 14 IMD monitoring stations must report widespread rainfall
Winds must reach a depth of 2.8 miles above the surface and blow at up 25 miles per hour in a westerly to south-westerly direction over the South Arabian Sea
The density of cloud in an area represented by a ‘box’ just off the coast of Kerala, must reach the right level