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Vikarabad district receives bountiful rain

Vikarabad district receives bountiful rain
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Tandur recorded the maximum rainfall of 494 mm on Wednesday and Thursday as incessant rains lashed the town It all started on Wednesday night and continued till Thursday morning On Thursday also the sky was overcast and drizzle was experienced

Tandur: Tandur recorded the maximum rainfall of 49.4 mm on Wednesday and Thursday as incessant rains lashed the town. It all started on Wednesday night and continued till Thursday morning. On Thursday also the sky was overcast and drizzle was experienced.

While Tandur recorded 49.4 mm, Nawabpet figured at the other end of the spectrum with 2.4 mm rainfall. Kotpallimandal received no rain during the two days. Chief amounts of rainfall recorded at various places in in Vikarabad district during the five days are as follows: Basheerabad-32.6 mm, Yalal-38.23mm, Peddemul-48.8 mm, Vikarabad-34.2 mm, Marpalli-23.9 mm, Mominpet-36.3 mm.

The average rainfall in the district 106.3 mm so far. Scientists of agriculture research statio here have concluded that the rains would increase ground water table in the district. The rains are favourable to the standing crops.
Juntivagu on Basheerabad-Tandur road is full with water.

Road communications have been affected as streams are overflowing the roads on account of the moderate rain experienced in kodangal. The farmers faced difficulties as lands became waterlogged. Lush weed growth was spotted as the flood water prevented farmers from taking up tasks like deweeding their crops.

The water-starved farmers are jubilant on one hand because of the incessant rains and facing problems because of frequent rains on the other. Road communications to Kondareddypalli village have been affected as streams enroute the village are in spate on account of the recent heavy rains.

Same is the case with Chittpalli Thanda and Maisamma Thanda. As a stream located between Annaram and Nagaram is in spate farmers became stranded. The farmers are worrying about the possible pest attack on the cotton crop because of the inclement weather.

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