HYDERABAD: Heavy rains lash several parts of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh states on Monday owing to the influence a trough of low pressure that has formed over Bay of Bengal earlier. The Hyderabad Meteorological Centre has declared vigorous south west monsoon over coastal regions and active monsoon over Telangana.
The low pressure area now lies over North West Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas of West Central Bay off Odisha coast. On Monday, rain occurred at most places over Telangana, many places over Coastal Andhra Pradesh and at isolated places over Rayalaseema. Torrential rains are reported from Khammam and Warangal in Telangana, West and East Godavari districts. Met department predicts more rains in the next three days.
Koyyalagudem in West Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh recorded the maximum of 23 cm rainfall on Sunday. The maximum of 15 cm was recorded by Chintur in Khammam district.
Moderate to rather heavy rain or thundershowers are expected to occur at many places over coastal Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Light to moderate rain or thundershowers would occur at a few places over Rayalaseema.