Hyderabad: The prevailing upper air cyclonic circulation over south Chhattisgarh and adjoining Vidarbha and Telangana has been continuing and heavy rains are expected in a few pockets of north coastal Andhra Pradesh and Godavari districts in the next 24 to 48 hours.
The southwest monsoon has also been active over coastal Andhra Pradesh. A trough has been extending from this weather system to west Rajasthan across west Madhya Pradesh and the upper air cyclonic circulation over west central Bay of Bengal off north coastal Andhra Pradesh has merged with this system.
“Heavy rainfall could occur at isolated places across Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam and both the Godavari districts within the next 24 to 48 hours. Moderate rains would continue to lash many parts of Andhra Pradesh and a few parts of Rayalaseema,” said a senior official at the Cyclone Warning Centre, Visakhapatnam.
On Saturday, rain occurred at several places over costal Andhra Pradesh and at isolated places over Rayalaseema.
Jiyyamma Valasa of Vizianagaram received about 7 cm rainfall, followed by Repalle 6 cm, Dowleshwaram 6 cm, Ranastalam 5 cm, Nuzvid 5 cm, Avanigadda 5 cm, Vuyyuru 5 cm, Gudivada 5 cm, Prathipadu 5 cm, Araku Valley 5 cm, Palakonda 4 cm and Bheeumnipatnam 4 cm.