HYDERABAD: Sudden change in weather, pleasant breeze and spontaneous rain at various locations of Hyderabad brought cheer to city folks on Friday. However, the respite was very short lived.
Light rainfall ranging between 0.25 - 3.5 millimetre was experienced at many places in the city including Amberpet, Kachiguda, Narayanguda, Himayatnagar, Abids, Nampally, Lakdikapul, Khairatabad, Somajiguda, Panjagutta, Ameerpet, Shaikpet, Srinagar Colony and also in parts of Secunderabad like Monda Market, SD Road and SP Road.
Maximum rainfall was recorded in Amberpet at 3.5mm followed by Nampally at 2.5mm and Begumpet at 2mm. Parts of Vikarabad and Rangareddy districts also experienced light to moderate rainfall. In Vikarabad 9.75mm of rainfall was recorded.
The India Meteorological Department on Friday warned that thunderstorm accompanied with squall is likely to occur at isolated places in the districts of Nalgonda, Bhadradri-Kothagudem, Suryapet, Khammam, Wanaparthy, Nagarkurnool and Jagtial districts in the next 24 hours.
The maximum temperatures remained above 40 degree Celsius across the state on Friday with the maximum recorded in Ramagundam and Khammam at 43 degree Celsius followed by Adilabad in 42.5 degree Celsius, 42 degree Celsius in Bhadrachalam and Hanmakonda, 41.6 degree Celsius in Medak and 41.2 degree Celsius in Hyderabad.