IMD projects significant rainfall in Telangana through tomorrow; the government has declared a 2-day school holiday.

IMD issued a "orange" advisory (heavy to extremely heavy rainfall) for 12 districts on Thursday.
IMD projects significant rainfall in Telangana through tomorrow; the government has declared a 2-day school holiday.

According to the India Meteorological Department, Telangana will have heavy rain on Thursday and Friday after experiencing isolated areas of heavy to very heavy rainfall and light to moderate rainfall on Wednesday (IMD).

The Telangana government issued a two-day break for all state-run schools because to the forecast. The government has decided to announce holidays for two days for all educational institutions in the state due to the state's severe rains and on the advice of the Honorable CM, KCR garu. That is Thursday and Friday," tweeted P Sabitha Indra Reddy, the education minister, on Thursday morning.

For 12 districts on Thursday, including Mancherial, Kamareddy, Nizamabad, Jagtial, Rajanna Sircilla, Karimnagar, Peddapally, Jayashanker Bhupalpally, Mulugu, Bhadradri Kothagudem, and Siddipet, IMD issued a "orange" signal (heavy to very heavy rainfall).

Adilabad, Kumuram Bheem Asifabad, Rajanna Sircilla, Karimnagar, Peddapally, Jagtial, and Jayashanker Bhupalpally are among the districts that would have a similar weather warning on Friday.

Hyderabad: On Wednesday, Telangana experienced continuous rain for the second day in a row, providing much-needed comfort to farmers who had been alarmed by the season's low rainfall totals. Even though the government was prepared to handle the situation because additional heavy rain was expected over the next few days, it nevertheless affected daily life in many areas of the State.

Telangana experienced a rainfall deficit of up to 50% in June, delaying the sowing of crops. Yet, the recent rains are probably going to make things much better. The India Meteorological Department in Hyderabad said in its weather forecast on Wednesday that light to moderate rain or thundershowers were highly likely to occur at most locations over Telangana until Friday morning.

Furthermore, within the following 48 hours, isolated areas in Adilabad, Kumram Bheem Asifabad, Mancherial, Rajanna Sircilla, and other districts were highly likely to see heavy rain. In Hyderabad and the adjacent areas, light to moderate intermittent rain as well as a few brief severe spells were anticipated during this time.

For the past 24 hours, Siddipet and Bhadradri Kothagudem districts had significant to extremely high rainfall at numerous locations as a result of the active Southwest monsoon over Telangana. A few locations in the Adilabad and Mulugu districts as well as a few locations in Kamareddy, Nirmal, Nizamabad, Warangal, and other districts in the State experienced heavy rainfall.

In light of this, Municipal Administration Minister KT Rama Rao instructed staff to be ready to handle the situation should Hyderabad see significant rainfall during the next two to three days. The protection of people's lives, he argued, ought to come first. Collector Priyanka Ala visited low-lying regions in the Bhadradri-Kothagudem district and instructed staff on the necessary safety precautions. With flood waters from the Kaleshwaram project and the rivers Indrawati and Taliperu, the Godavari river in Bhadrachalam town may rise to 35 feet by Wednesday night.

Due to the release of 2.35 lakh cusecs of water from the Kaleshwaram project and 2.15 lakh cusecs from Indrawati, the water flow at Peruru reached 5.3 lakh cusecs. The Taliperu project released extra water in the amount of about 60,000 cusecs. The low-lying districts were advised to keep residents on guard.

Many seasonal waterfalls in the former Adilabad were given life by the constant rain.