HYDERABAD: It looks like the seasonal monsoon rains have finally arrived in the city. It has been raining in the city since Wednesday and the pleasant weather has given quite a few photography enthusiasts a chance to test their skills. However, it was not a pleasant day for everyone, because many denizens were stuck in kilometre long traffic jams at several places in the city.
Moderate rains lashed throughout the city and more rains is expected the coming days. The city saw a maximum rainfall of 2 cm, recorded at Rajendranagar, according to the Telangana State development planning society (TSDPS).
Golkonda, Kapra, Asifnagar, Bahadurpura, Ramachandrapuram, Serilingampally recorded a little over 1 cm of rainfall. With looming clouds temperatures all over the city were brought down. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has stated that rainfall is set to continue in the city.
The IMD has also issued a warning for the occurrence of ‘heavy to very heavy rainfall’ on Friday and Saturday.
Meanwhile, several denizens took to the social media in sharing the good and the bad side of the rainfall. A tweet from a city resident read “25kms (ride from) Safilguda to Gachibowli took me 2.5 hrs in car this morning. Can’t imagine the situation in August and early September.”