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IMD issues flash flood warning for Telangana

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Hyderabad, 28 September (H.S): The India Metrological Department, Hyderabad on Monday issued a Flash Flood Risk (FFR) alert for Telangana for the next 24 hours. In the forecast, it said the watersheds in the districts of Bhadradri Kothagudem, Khammam, Adilabad, Bhuvanagiri, Asifabad, Mancherial, Nirmal, Warangal, Peddapally Karimnagar, Rajanna Siricilla, Jayashankar Bhupalpalle, Mulugu, Jagitial, Mahbubabad, Janagoan can expect flash floods as chances are moderate to high during the next 24 hours. According to the IMD, the cyclonic storm Gulab has now intensified into a deep depression and lay over 18.4 degrees north latitude and 82.8 degrees east longitude around 110 km of Jagdalpur and 140 km of Kalingapatnam.

Owing to this, Telangana is very likely to have heavy to very heavy with extremely heavy rain in few districts of the state. ?At present, the deep depression lay over Telangana and its adjourning areas and under its influence Telangana, is very likely to have very to very heavy with extremely heavy rain in few districts of the state. During the next 24 hours likely to hours Telangana is likely to have wind of 30-40 kmph gasping to 45 kmph,? said K Nagarathna, Scientist from Meteorological Centre, Hyderabad, She further said the deep depression at present is moving in the west direction at the speed of 14 kmph for the last three hours. Red alert has been issued to 14 districts of Telangana and advised citizens of Hyderabad city in remain indoors .