As a relief from the scorching heat for the past few days, Heavy rains lashed the state capital Hyderabad on Thursday evening. Heavy winds and rains accompanied by thunders and lightning lashed several parts of the city. This has brought relief to the urban population from the scourge.
Strong winds and rains lashed the Old City, Banjara Hills, Jubilee Hills, Lakdikapul, Nampally, Koti, Attapur, Siddaiambar Bazaar, Somajiguda, Begumpet, Ibrahimpatnam, Hayathnagar, LB Nagar, BN Reddy, and many more areas.
A forecast from the India Meteorological Department (IMD) Hyderabad said that the trough from Rayalaseema to south Tamilnadu is now running from north interior Karnataka to Comorin area at 0.9 km above mean sea level, which could trigger light rainfall and thunderstorms in some of the parts of the State and areas across Hyderabad.
The IMD has also issued a thunderstorm and lightning alert for places including Hyderabad, Rangareddy, Adilabad, Nirmal, Medak, Vikarabad, Hyderabad, Mahabubnagar, Jogulamba, Narayanpet, and Kamareddy. The alert is for the next five days.