Unprecedented rainfall recorded at Amberpet, Srinagar colony
By Express News Service | Published: 11th May 2017 01:58 AM |
HYDERABAD : City folks who have been grappling with scorching heat due to rising mercury levels had to experience weather extremity in the form of heavy rainfalls which lashed Hyderabad on Tuesday late night, along with hailstorm at a few places.
In a matter of few hours, 10.4 cm rainfall was recorded at Amberpet and 9.6 cm rainfall at Srinagar Colony, which were recorded by the weather stations of Telangana State Development and Planning Society.
The weather station of India Meteorological Department (IMD) at Begumpet recorded 6.1 cm rainfall, close to the maximum ever recorded in last 10 years which stands at 7.5cm on May 6, 2016. High speed winds ranging were also experienced.
While rainfall was recorded only at some places in Hyderabad, almost all parts of the city experienced heavy rainfall.
Districts get good rains
Heavy rainfall was recorded in other parts of Telangana as well. At Chintapalle in Nalgonda district 7.9 cm of rainfall was recorded followed by 7.5 cm at Khammam, 7.42 cm in Chevalla, 6.7 cm in Mahbubabad and 6.4 cm at Karakagudem in Bhadradri. Hailstorm was also witnessed in some of the districts including Adilabad, Karimnagar and Medchal