AP: IMD forecasts heavy rains in next 4 days; fishermen advised to stay home

Squally weather with wind speed reaching 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph likely along and off coastal Andhra Pradesh and Yanam

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  9 July 2022 2:15 AM GMT
AP: IMD forecasts heavy rains in next 4 days; fishermen advised to stay home

Visakhapatnam: India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted heavy to very heavy rainfall with extremely heavy falls at isolated places in north coastal Andhra Pradesh (NCAP) during the next four days. It has also predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall activity in south coastal Andhra Pradesh (SCAP) during the next two days and heavy rainfall likely at isolated places in the Rayalaseema region for the next two days.

Weathermen said that a cyclonic circulation over northwest and adjoining the west-central Bay of Bengal off south Odisha- north Andhra Pradesh Coasts extending up to 7.6 km above mean sea level tilting southwestwards with height persists. The monsoon trough now passes through Jaisalmer, Kota, Jabalpur, Pendra Road, Kalingapatnam, cyclonic circulation over northwest and adjoining the west-central Bay of Bengal and thence eastwards to East-central Bay of Bengal and extends up to 1.5 km above mean sea level. Under its influence, parts of the NCAP may receive heavy rainfall.

Heavy rains lashed parts of Coastal Andhra Pradesh on Friday. Tiruvuru (arg) in Krishna district recorded 11 cm rainfall while Parvathipuram in Vizianagaram district recorded 7 cm rainfall. Similarly, a few other parts in Vizianagaram, Srikakulam, and Krishna districts recorded 3 to 5 cm rainfall on Friday.

Squally weather with wind speed reaching 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph likely along and off coastal Andhra Pradesh and Yanam on Saturday. Fishermen are advised not to venture into along and off coastal Andhra Pradesh on Saturday.

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