Between June 1, when the monsoon season starts, and September 15, the city normally gets 614.3 mm of rainfall.
The weather forecasting agency has also predicted strong winds in the national capital along with the rainfall.
Vehicular communication to many areas in the district has also been affected with water overtopping the roads.
An orange alert is issued as a warning for extremely bad weather with the potential of disruption in commute with road and drain closures and interruption of power supply.
Due to heavy rains in the upper catchment area, the Godavari river at Bhadrachalam reached the 33-foot mark on Tuesday, September 7, 2021.
The all-time highest rainfall was 184 mm on August 2, 1961, India Meteorological Department said.
The Defence Wing of Hyderabad on Wednesday, issued an ‘Orange Alert’ for the security situation in the city, from August 13 to August 17.
The water level monitoring system supported with modern technology will instantly convey information on the abrupt rise in the water level in the river, if crossing the danger mark.
District admin instructs people residing at Ranigari Thota, Geeta Nagar, Balaji Nagar, and other areas to relocate
The IMD also sounded an ''orange alert'' for heavy to very heavy showers till Monday morning in 16 other districts.
Authorities evacuate people from river floodplains, boats pressed into action
This kind of weather may prevail at many places in Bhopal, Hoshangabad, Ujjain, Indore, Gwalior and Chambal divisions.
Some 70 people are still missing after torrents of water ripped through entire towns and villages, destroying bridges, roads, railways and swathes of housing.
Savings bank customers in State Treasuries will get SMS alerts on all transactions in the near future.
After the Vaigai Dam’s capacity reached 68.50 cubic feet on Saturday, a second flood alert was issued by the district administration for the second time.