BHUPALPALLY/KHAMMAM/ADILABAD/NIZAMABAD/KHAMMAM:Torrential rains lashed several parts of Adilabad, Nirmal, Nizamabad, Jagtial, Mancherial, Pedapalli, Karimnagar, Sircilla, Kamareddy, Warangal, Bhupalpally, Mahabubabad, Khammam and Bhadradri-Kothagudem districts in the last 24 hours bringing normal life to a grinding halt, even as farmers are happy that timely arrival of rain had saved their crops.
Though no causalities and property damage have so far been reported, many villages in these districts were inundated. Several roads were filled with water making it tough for commuters to reach their destinations. Many low-lying areas were inundated due to heavy rains.
Meanwhile overcast skies brought scattered, but light rainfall in the city on Saturday. The maximum rainfall recorded in city limits was 10.8 mm at Pashamylaram in Patancheru while other places recorded rainfall between 3-7 mm. Weathermen have predicted isolated heavy rainfall in the state on Sunday.
The maximum temperature dipped by 2-6 degree Celsius at many places on Friday. In Warangal and Khammam it dipped by as much as 6 degree Celsius from normal, as the maximum temperatures hovered around 25 degrees Celsius. In Hyderabad maximum temperature was recorded at 26 degree Celsius.