The past week from May 13 to 19 light rain /thundershowers occurred at isolated places over Ranga Reddy, Adilabad, Nirmal, Nalgonda, Khammam and neighborhood. The highest rainfall of 27mm recorded at Nampalle (Nalgonda) on May15 during the week. Heat wave conditions prevailed at a few places over Komarambheem-Asifabad, Mancherial, Peddapalle, Jayashankar-Bhupalpally, Bhadradri-Kothagudem, Khammam, Nalgonda districts on two to three days during the second half of the week.
The highest maximum temperatures of 47.6°C recorded at Konijerla (Khammam) on May 16 during the week.
Forecast for next week
Based on the Weather Model run at TSDPS of Planning Department and other available numerical guidance from National Centers (IMD and other centers), it indicates that, with the prevailing north-south oriented trough moving eastwards and passing along coastal Andhra Pradesh with westerly to northwesterly winds over Telangana State, mainly dry weather condition will continue over Telangana State during the week. The gradual rise of maximum temperatures is likely over north and eastern parts of the state which were likely above normal by 4°C to 6°C on few days during the week. It will be in the range of 43°C to 46°C over north and eastern parts of the state and the remaining parts of the state is excepted to be in the range of 39°C to 43°C, while the minimum temperature will be in the range of 27°C to 30°C during the week, according to Y.V. Rama Rao, Consultant (Weather Forecast/Analysis) TSDPS. (NSS)