Weather update: Schools closed in Hyderabad amid forecasted heavy rain; orange alert in 2 districts of Kerala
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has sent out municipal teams with more than 3,000 employees to ensure that flooded areas are removed throughout the city while an orange alert is still in effect in Hyderabad. There is a chance of moderate to heavy rain or thundershowers today in several parts of the city, according to the Met department.
The government has declared today a holiday for all educational institutions in Hyderabad, the Hyderabad collector wrote in a post on the social media platform X. Keep to the inside and be careful. Serilingampally in the state had the most rainfall, at 11.5 cm. At Vikarabad, there have been reports of severe waterlogging even as water has entered homes.
An official stated on Monday that the Meteorological department has forecast thunderstorms, lightning, and heavy rain for the state's various regions over the next five days. From Monday through Wednesday, there is a chance of seeing lightning and thunderstorms in addition to heavy to very heavy rain in some areas of Yanam, Rayalaseema, South Coastal AP, and North Coastal AP (NCAP).
For Tuesday, the IMD has issued an orange advisory for the districts of Pathanamthitta and Idukki and a yellow alert for the districts of Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam, and Thrissur. Up until September 8, it was highly probable to get light to moderately heavy rain that was isolated.
High waves and storm surges could occur along Kerala's coast during the day, according to the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS). IMD recommends coastal residents and fishermen to use caution, avoid risky situations, and steer clear of sea-related activities.
Eastern Interior Rainfall is forecast for September 6 and 8 in Karnataka. From September 6 to 7, Karnataka's coastal regions and southern interior may see rain.
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
From September 5 to 8, there is a high probability of thunderstorms, lightning, and moderate to heavy rain in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
In the next 24 hours, a low-pressure area is expected to develop across Odisha, according to the IMD. Rain, thunderstorms, and lightning are anticipated in numerous districts. Uma Shankar Das, a senior scientist at IMD Bhubaneswar, told ANI, "Widespread rain can happen in the next 48 hours... Parts of North Odisha are also predicted to see thunderstorms and lightning... The following five districts: Dhenkanal, Angul, Kalahandi, Boudh, and Kandhamal have severe to extremely heavy rainfall warnings. It has been advised that during lightning and thunderstorms, people should seek safe shelter. Avoiding trees and bodies of water is advised.
Das added that coastal and northern Odisha are also expected to see thunderstorms and lightening. Additionally, he stated that "certain areas of Odisha may experience heavy to extremely severe rainfall over the course of the next 4 to 5 days."
The IMD report predicts that West Bengal's southern regions would continue to experience rain through Wednesday. According to officials speaking to PTI, a cyclonic circulation over the northwest Gulf of Bengal is anticipated to strengthen into a low-pressure region, bringing heavy rain over Gangetic West Bengal until Wednesday morning.
The state of Bihar has been experiencing moderate to heavy rainfall because of a cyclonic circulation in the Bay of Bengal. The likelihood of rain decreasing will likely begin on September 6.
Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat
The India Meteorological Service predicts that Mumbai will get moderate rain starting on Tuesday of this week (IMD). The weather service has issued a yellow notice for the days of September 7 and 8 for the nearby Thane and Raigad districts, while a yellow alert has been in effect since Monday for Ratnagiri, warning of the potential for isolated pockets of heavy rain all week.
"A combination of a low pressure system developing over the north west Bay of Bengal and another cyclonic circulation over interior north Karnataka will bring heavy rain in parts of Vidharbha, Marathwada, and Madhya Maharashtra," Skymet Weather Services' Mahesh Palawat said in an interview with The Indian Express.From September 6 to September 8, Marathwada should anticipate mild to moderate rain and thunderstorms with lightning across a wide-spread to vast area. Furthermore, the Konkan, Goa, and Madhya Maharashtra are anticipated to have the same weather throughout that time.Last but not least, from September 6 to 7, the Gujarat Region is predicted to see light to moderate rain and thunderstorms with lightning.