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IMD issued red alert for next three days in Telangana

IMD issued red alert for next three days in Telangana

According to the IMD-Hyderabad advisory, the red alert could lead to widespread water logging on roads and low-lying areas, traffic jams, wet and slippery roads, uprooting of trees and electric poles.

Date of publication – 09:56 PM, Mon – 24 Jul 23


IMD issued red alert for next three days in Telangana
The Hyderabad MET center has issued a red alert for the next three days between Wednesday and Friday for several districts. Photo: Anand Dharmana.

Telangana: The India Meteorological Department (IMD)-Hyderabad on Monday evening issued a red warning of very heavy rainfall in several districts of Telangana for the next three days, till Friday, July 28.

While there was a warning of heavy to very heavy rainfall (orange alert) on Tuesday, the Hyderabad MET Center has issued a red alert for several districts including Mahabubabad, Warangal, Hanumakonda, Khammam, Nalgonda, Suryapet, Rangareddy, Vikarabad, Sangareddy, Medak for the next three days between Wednesday and Friday.

Heavy to Very Heavy Rain Warning (Orange) for Mulugu, Bhadradri Kothagudem, Khammam, Nalgonda, Suryapet, Jangaon, Siddipet, Bhadradri Kothagudem, Warangal, Hanumakonda, Kamareddy, Karimnagar, Peddapally, Mancherial, Niramednagar, Hyderabad, Mahanagar, Malgaon, Malgaon, Malkundal, Hyderabad warning) is issued.

Interacting with newspersons on Tuesday, Director, IMD-Hyderabad, Nagaratna said that Telangana is likely to receive heavy rainfall at most places in the next 4 to 5 days.

“Presently, meteorological conditions indicate that there is an upper cyclonic circulation over West Central Bay of Bengal and its adjoining areas and this upper circulation may intensify the winds towards the low pressure area during the next 24 hours. It extends up to 7.6 km above mean sea level,” he said.

According to the IMD-Hyderabad advisory, the red alert could lead to widespread water logging on roads and low-lying areas, traffic jams, wet and slippery roads, uprooting of trees and electric poles, besides creating power, water and other social disturbances for several hours, apart from drainage gridlock.

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