Brace up for rainfall in Coastal Andhra; fishermen advised not to venture into sea

Vizag agency has been recording temperatures in single digits, with the lowest recorded at Vanjangi at 7.1 degree C.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  21 Nov 2022 3:20 AM GMT
Brace up for rainfall in Coastal Andhra; fishermen advised not to venture into sea

Visakhapatnam: Heavy rain is likely to occur at one or two places over Coastal Andhra Pradesh, while light rainfall and thunderstorms at most places over the south and north coastal Andhra Pradesh for the next 24 hours.

According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), the depression over the Southwest and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal moved north-northwestwards with a speed of 12 kmph during the past 6 hours, over the southwest Bay of Bengal, near latitude 10.9 degrees N and longitude 85.0 degree E, about 560 km east-northeast of Jaffna (Sri Lanka), 560 km east of Karaikal and 570 km east-southeast of Chennai.

It is likely to maintain its intensity of depression and move slowly northwestwards till the early morning of 22 November. After that, it is likely to move west-northwestwards and weaken gradually into a well-marked low-pressure area while moving towards south Andhra Pradesh and North Tamil Nadu-Puducherry coast on November 22.


Warning for fishermen

Under its influence, sea conditions will be very rough over the Southwest and adjoining Westcentral Bay of Bengal and along and off Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and Sri Lanka coasts.

Fishermen are advised not to venture into the sea for the next 24 hours.

Min temp drop

Meanwhile, minimum temperatures will likely drop below normal by two to four degrees Celsius over many parts of Andhra Pradesh. For the last five days, Vizag agency has been recording temperatures in single digits, with the lowest recorded at Vanjangi at 7.1 degree C.

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