Light to moderate rains occurred at several places in coastal districts of the state and one or two places in Rayalaseema districts on Tuesday.
In the 24 hours ending 8:30 am, heavy rainfall occurred at one or two places in Vizianagaram district.
Meanwhile, three people were killed due to lightning strikes in Vizianagaram and Parvathipuram Manyam districts on Saturday.
Thunderstorms accompanied lightning are likely to occur at Isolated places in coastal districts as well as in Rayalaseema on Saturday and Sunday.
Heavy to very heavy rains may lash isolated places in north coastal districts for three days
According to the IMD forecast, light to moderate rainfall is expected at several places in north coastal and Rayalaseema districts.
Around 155 mm rain was recorded in Kusumi area of Mayurbhanj, while 118 mm rainfall was recorded in Kotpad area of Koraput.
Heavy rains along with thunderstorms accompanied by lightning are likely to occur at isolated places along with thunderstorms accompanied by lightning in the Rayalaseema region.
According to the IMD forecast, light to moderate rainfall is expected at a few places in north coastal districts on Friday.
Thunderstorms with lightning are likely to occur at one or two places over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and Karaikal on Monday, according to meteorology department.
The south-west monsoon has arrived in Odisha, covering Malkangiri, Koraput and Nabarangpur and some parts of Nuapada, Kalahandi and Rayagada districts on Thursday.
The stretches include mostly those in Lutyens’ Delhi with north of Rajpath, Lodhi Road, Copernicus Marg, India Gate circle, and Madhav Rao Scindia Marg, among others.
Safdarjung Observatory records wind speed of 100kmph; IMD describes the phenomenon as localised activity resulted by a combination of heat and moisture
At least five flights were diverted and 70 delayed at the Delhi airport due to a thunderstorm that struck the national capital on Monday afternoon.
According to the weather department, this was the first moderate-intensity storm of this season. Summer is considered to start from March 1.
The other north coastal districts of Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam are likely to experience dry weather.
This has also prompted IMD officials and researchers to count the number of thunderstorms that have occurred on a daily basis during the past few years, and not just assess rain damage.
AP State Disaster management department advised fishermen not to venture into the sea in view of cyclone warning.
Moderate rains predicted in three regions of Andhra today; thunderstorms likely in North, South Coastal districts.
Same old story unfolds in capital with rainwater flooding low-lying areas, roads in various parts.