Met Officials Forecast Heavy Rain in Andhra Pradesh

Published: 12th September 2015 04:21 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th September 2015 04:21 AM   |  A+A-

VISAKHAPATNAM : Heavy rain is likely to occur at isolated places across Andhra Pradesh over the next two days due to the existing trough of low pressure which is expected to strengthen into a low pressure area Saturday. However, the system might weaken thereafter resulting in decrease in rainfall.

The southwest monsoon has been active over Rayalaseema, while a trough of low pressure on surface level running from Odisha to south Tamil Nadu across coastal Andhra persists. There is also an upper air cyclonic circulation over West Central Bay of Bengal. Under its influence, a low pressure may form in the next 48 hours.

In a warning issued Friday, the Met Department said that heavy rain would occur at isolated places in the districts of East and West Godavari, Krishna, Guntur, Prakasam, Nellore, Anantapur, Kadapa, Chittoor and Kurnool. But the low pressure is likely weaken and heavy rain would occur only in the districts of coastal AP till September 15.

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