Cyclone Nivar likely to cause widespread rain in south Andhra Pradesh

Cyclone Nivar is likely to cause heavy rain in south Andhra Pradesh post-landfall as the influence of the tropical system is seen till Tirupati.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  25 Nov 2020 3:04 AM GMT
Cyclone Nivar likely to cause widespread rain in south Andhra Pradesh

Visakhapatnam: Cyclone Nivar is likely to cause heavy rain in south Andhra Pradesh post-landfall as the influence of the tropical system is seen till Tirupati.

The gale wind speed could reach 65-75 kmph gusting up to 85kmph on November 26.

Under the influence of the system, Guntur, and Prakasam received good rainfall on Tuesday with gale wind blowing over the coastal districts.

Cyclone Nivar may cross Tamilnadu-Puducherry coasts between Karaikal and Mamallapuram on November 25 midnight. Rayalaseema region will witness widespread rainfall after the system crosses the coast.

Sea conditions will be Very High over Southwest and adjoining West-central Bay of Bengal and phenomenal over the same area from noon till night. Fishermen are advised not to venture into these areas.

After crossing the coast, the adjacent subdivisions of Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Rayalaseema need to be observed for spillover of intense weather activity in some areas. Relief can be expected from marginal weather conditions from November 27 onward.

Meanwhile, Andhra Pradesh chief minister held a review meeting with the district collectors through video conference.



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