Scattered to widespread rainfall in TS, AP for next 5 days: IMD

The reason for the scattered to widespread rainfall along the eastern coast is the offshore trough and strong westerly winds along the west coast in lower tropospheric levels, the IMD weather forecast said.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  21 Jun 2022 3:00 PM GMT
Scattered to widespread rainfall in TS, AP for next 5 days: IMD

Hyderabad: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on 21 June said scattered to widespread rains are likely to occur in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh for the next five days. It also warned of isolated heavy rainfall in coastal Andhra Pradesh and Telangana on 21 and 22 June.

Besides, scattered to fairly widespread rainfall is likely to occur over Yanam, Puducherry, and Karaikal in the next five days.

Intense rain along the west coast

The reason for the scattered to widespread rainfall along the eastern coast is the offshore trough and strong westerly winds along the west coast in lower tropospheric levels, the IMD weather forecast said.

In fact, the IMD has warned of an intense spell of rain along the west coast for the next five days.

As a result, isolated heavy rainfall is very likely over Konkan and Goa, coastal and south interior Karnataka and Gujarat region in the next five days. The ghat areas of central Maharashtra will receive rainfall from 22-25 June while Kerala will witness rainfall on 21, 24, and 25 June. Rains are also expected in north interior Karnataka from 23-25 June, in Saurashtra on 25 June, while isolated very heavy rainfall is likely over Konkan and Goa in the next five days. Coastal Karnataka will also see rains from 21to 24th June.

Meanwhile, according to the IMD report, some of the places that received the highest rainfall in Telangana in the last 24 hours are Kagaznagar in Komaram Bheem (12 cm), Asifabad in Komaram Bheem (8 cm), Sarangapur in Jagtial (12 cm), Dharmapuri and Jagtial in Jagtial (9 cm each), Bheemini in Mancherial (11 cm), Dindigul in Malkajgiri (9 cm), Chigurumamidy in Karimnagar (9 cm), Utnur in Adilabad (7 cm), Manuguru in Bhadradri Kothagudem (7 cm), and Pitlam in Kamareddy (7 cm).

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