State receives 40 pc more rainfall than average
Hyderabad: The State has already recorded 40 per cent more rainfall than the average so far in this season. There was 291.4 mm as against the expected ...
Hyderabad: The State has already recorded 40 per cent more rainfall than the average so far in this season. There was 291.4 mm as against the expected 207.9 mm rainfall. Telangana, Coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema received 439.4, 224.9 and 130.4 mm of rainfall respectively, as against the average of 269, 96.1 and 119.8 mm. An exceptionally heavy rainfall of 58 cm occurred at Perur, in Khammam district, till 8.30 am on Friday following the formation of a low pressure area in the north-west Bay of Bengal of Odisha coast and the vigorous Southwest monsoon in Telangana. There was heavy rainfall in Eturunagaram (29 cm), Venkatapuram (21cm), Luxettipet (20cm), Siricilla, Kaleswaram (19cm) each, Parkal, Ramgundam (18cm) each, Huzurabad, Manthani (17 cm) each, Chinnoor, Sultanabad (16cm) each, Karimnagar, Mulug (15cm) each, Mancherial (13cm), Kamareddy (12cm) and Jagtial (12cm). 51 mandals in Warangal district received an average of 9 cm, while Bhupalapalli and Eturunagaram 29 cm each and Parkal 18 cm. This is the highest rainfall in the district during the last 30 years, the Met office said. Amounts of rainfall in other regions of Telangana was: Bheemgal, Dubak (9cm each), Hanamkonda (8cm), Nizamasagar, Narsampet, Ramayampet (7cm) each, Rudrur, Banswada, Medak (6cm) each, Suryapet, Nalgonda, Metpalli, Nizamabad, Pargi (5cm) each, Tandur, Mednoor, Bhongir, Hakimpet IAF (4cm)each. The Met office on Friday warned of heavy to very heavy rain at a few places with extremely heavy rainfall in isolated places in Adilabad, Nizambad, Karimnagar, Warangal, Nalgonda, Khammam districts during the next 48 hours. Heavy to very heavy rain will occur in Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, East & West Godavari, Krishna and Guntur districts.