Farmers rejoiced over heavy rains that are lashing Nalgonda district from the past three days. The cotton and paddy sown in June, were almost drying up due to lack of rains in July. However, the recent rains have raised the hopes of farmers. All the lakes, wells and reservoirs in the district are full, giving high hopes to farmers expecting a good yield this year. Telangana region experienced a dry spell during the last two months, leading to despair. However, the recent rains have revived the hopes of farmers.