Heat Wave Conditions In Telangana To Continue
The maximum temparatures in the northern and eastern parts of the state will be in the range of 43°C to 46°C.
Hyderabad | 26th May 2017
Light rains / thundershowers occurred at isolated places over Suryapet, Khammam, Bhadradri-Kothagudem and their neighbourhoods during the past week. The highest rainfall of 19 mm was recorded at Khammam Rural on May 24.
However, those were exceptions. Heat wave conditions prevailed over Komarambheem-Asifabad, Mancherial, Peddapalle, Karimnagar, Warangal, Mahabubabad, Jayashankar-Bhupalpally, Bhadradri-Kothagudem and Nalgonda districts during three to four days of the week. Both the maximum and the minimum temperatures were 3°C to 4°C above normal, with even the minimum temperature reaching 32°C in many parts of the state during the week making for very warm nights.
The highest maximum temperature of 46.9°C was recorded at Mullur (Jayashankar-Bhupalpally) on 21st May during the week.
With the prevailing north-south-oriented trough passing along coastal Andhra Pradesh, and the westerly and northwesterly winds over Telangana, light rains / thundershowers are expected at isolated places over the southern parts of Telangana during the next one week. However, the present heat wave conditions are likely to continue over the northern and eastern parts of the state where the average maximum temperatures are likely to be 3°C to 5°C above normal. They will be in the range of 43°C to 46°C.
The maximum temperatures in the remaining parts of the state are expected to be in the range of 39°C to 43°C during the week, while the minimum temperatures are likely to be above normal by 3°C to 4°C, in the range of 28°C to 32°C.
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