VISAKHAPATNAM: Many mandals in the districts of Prakasam, Guntur, Nellore and Vizianagaram of Coastal Andhra Pradesh and mandals in Chittoor and Anantapur districts of Rayalaseema received a rainfall of up to 5 cm on Wednesday.
Normal temperatures continued over Coastal AP, while maximum temperature rose at one or two places over Rayalaseema during last 24 hours. The highest temperature of 41 degrees Celsius was recorded at Kadapa and Kurnool.
As per the report by Andhra Pradesh State Development Planning Society (APSDPS), no mandal faced heat wave, while three mandals had hot conditions. In the next 24 hours, seven mandals are likely to record heat wave conditions and 52 mandals may face hot conditions.
With the trough from north Coastal Andhra Pradesh to south Tamil Nadu across Rayalaseema, now runs from North Interior Karnataka to south Tamil Nadu across South Interior Karnataka and extends up to 0.9 km above the mean sea level.
An upper air cyclonic circulation lies over the south Coastal AP and neighbourhood between 1.5 km and 3.6 km above the mean sea level. According to the Cyclone Warning Centre, Vizag, the weather system has formed a circulation over South Coastal AP resulting in thunderstorm and squally winds in the districts of Coastal AP in the next 24 hours.
“The temperatures are also likely to record below 37 degrees Celsius in the Coastal AP,” said a weatherman of the CWC.