Meanwhile, the water levels in the Godavari river are rising

Heavy rainfall alert in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh for next 48 hours Met DepartmentImage By arrangement
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The Indian Meteorology Department has forecast heavy to very heavy rainfall in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh for the next two days.

In coastal Andhra, the Met department has predicted heavy rainfall while Telangana will experience heavy to very heavy rainfall.

Assistant meteorologist at IMD Hyderabad, M.  Narsimha Rao told TNM, "Heavy to very heavy rainfall warning has been issued for next three days in Telangana for districts like Adilabad, Nizamabad, Khammam, Warangal and Bhadrachalam".

In coastal Andhra Pradesh, five districts of Vishakapatnam, Vijayanagaram, West Godavari, East Godavari and Srikakulam will receive heavy rainfall.  

Fishermen have also been advised not to venture into the sea for next 24 hours.

Meanwhile, the water levels in the Godavari river and Bhadrachalam are rising. Sources in the Godavari lower division control room stated that two flood warnings have been issued with the water levels touching 48 feet. Heavy rainfall in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh have led to water levels rising, said sources.

An alert has been issued to villages along the Godavari river and Bhadrachalam.