Guntur waterbodies overflowing; control rooms set up in Vizianagaram
Four centimeters of rainfall was reported in Salur of Vizianagaram district, Palamaner of Chittoor district and Gorantal of Anantapur district.
From Saturday 8:30 am to Sunday 8:30 am, heavy rains occurred at one or two places in Krishna and West Godavari. Light to moderate rains occurred at several places.
MeT department officials say that situation might gradually change from next week as scattered rainfall is predicted, which is expected to improve further by mid-August.
In June & July, Coastal AP received less rainfall than normal, while Rayalaseema region received large excess rains
People of several villages in Devipatnam, Polavaram, Velerupadu and Kukunoor mandals are being shifted to relief camps as their habitations have been submerged.
Besides facing the severe inconvenience of having the entire household drenched in stagnated flood water, residents of these colonies are facing the threat of mosquitoes.
Under its influence, thunderstorms and lightning with heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur at isolated places over north coastal districts, south coastal districts and parts of Rayalaseema.
The Met Department also warned that thunderstorms and lightning with heavy to very heavy rainfall are likely to occur at isolated places across coastal districts.
Ongole town in Prakasam district received 8.2 cm, highest in the state during Tuesday.
Thunderstorm and lightning with heavy rainfall likely to occur at isolated places in south coastal districts and Rayalaseema.
Krishna is the only coast district that received normal rainfall in the last 19 days.
Under the influence of the Southwest Monsoon, fairly widespread rains were reported in Rayalaseema and several parts of coastal districts. Anantapur district reported the highest rainfall of 12 cm.