Hyderabad: The south-west monsoon on Thursday advanced to parts of coastal Andhra Pradesh and the Rayalaseema region and is expected to cover other parts of the state in one or two days, according to Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).
"The monsoon, which hit Kerala on Wednesday, covered parts of south coastal Andhra Pradesh up to Anantapur in Rayalaseema," Y K Reddy, Director In-charge of IMD Hyderabad said.
The remaining parts of Andhra Pradesh are expected to be covered in one-two days and entire Telangana is expected to be covered in four-five days, he said.
In its daily weather report for Andhra Pradesh, the IMD said rain occurred at many places over Rayalaseema and at a few places over coastal Andhra Pradesh. Jammalamadugu and Punganur in Rayalaseema received 7 cm of rainfall, the report said.
In its daily weather report of Telangana, the IMD said rain occurred at a few places over the state. Madnur in Nizamabad district recorded 8 cm of rainfall, followed by Jukkal in Nizamabad with 7 cm of rainfall.