Heavy rains can be expected in isolated places in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana in the next two days with scattered rains thereafter predicts the Indian Meteorology Department (IMD). The Cyclone Warning Centre (CWC) issued a 24-hour warning for coastal Andhra Pradesh.
IMD states that a low-pressure area that has formed over the northwest Bay of Bengal. The low pressure formed over the west central Bay of Bengal off the South Odisha Coast area and extends up to 7.6 kilometres above the mean sea level.
Heavy to light rains are expected to take place across districts of the two Telugu states.
The Met Department predicts that the low-pressure region could give rise to heavy rains that are very likely to occur at isolated places in Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, East and West Godavari, Krishna and Guntur districts of coastal Andhra Pradesh on Friday and Saturday.
Light to moderate rain or thundershowers is very likely to occur at isolated places in Rayalaseema during the same period. The Cyclone Warning Centre (CWC), has warned of the possibility of strong surface winds from the westerly direction, with speed reaching 45 to 50 km/hr, along and off coastal AP.
Fishermen have been advised not to venture into the sea with the conditions expected to be rough to very rough during the next 24 hours ending at 6 pm on Friday.
Telangana will see scattered rains emanating for another low-pressure region that has moved from the west central Bay of Bengal to North Madhya Pradesh.
Places such as Adilabad, Nizamabad, Karimnagar, Bilaspur, Raipur, Durg and Rajnandgaon will see rain activity.
Rain is expected to recede from July 23 over Telangana with scattered light rains from there on. Hyderabad is expected to receive heavy showers until then. Telangana has witnessed excess rainfall by 27%, reports Skymetweather.