Hyderabad Weather Update: IMD Forecasts Rainfall and Heat Wave Warning for Telangana

Illustration of rain clouds and a heatwave symbol representing the contrasting weather conditions in Hyderabad, Telangana.
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Hyderabad, Telangana: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) in Hyderabad has predicted rainfall for the state of Telangana today, providing some respite from the scorching heat. Along with the rainfall forecast, the weather department has also issued a heat wave warning for the region.

The current weather conditions in Hyderabad indicate the possibility of thunderstorms, lightning, and squalls throughout the day. Additionally, the city is expected to experience light to moderate rainfall or thundershowers during the evening or night hours. While Hyderabad’s temperature is anticipated to range between 36-39 degrees Celsius, the overall state temperature may rise as high as 44 degrees Celsius.

Yesterday, the state of Telangana witnessed intense heat, with the maximum temperature soaring to 45.3 degrees Celsius. Hyderabad recorded a high of 40.1 degrees Celsius, according to the Telangana State Development Planning Society (TSDPS) report. 

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Notably, Bhadradri Kothagudem reported the highest temperature at 45.3 degrees Celsius, while Peddapalli and Suryapet experienced temperatures exceeding 45 degrees Celsius. Asifnagar in Hyderabad reached a maximum temperature of 40.1 degrees Celsius.

Considering the heat wave warning issued for Telangana, it is crucial for residents across various districts, including Hyderabad, to take precautionary measures when venturing outdoors. 

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Staying hydrated, avoiding direct exposure to sunlight during peak hours, and wearing light, breathable clothing can help minimize the risks associated with high temperatures. It is advisable to seek shade and use umbrellas or hats to shield oneself from the sun’s rays.

In conclusion, while Telangana awaits the much-needed rainfall, residents must remain vigilant and prioritize their well-being amidst the prevailing heat wave conditions. By adhering to the necessary precautions, individuals can safeguard themselves from the adverse effects of extreme heat.