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Coastal Andhra Could View Isolated Thunderstorms Over the Upcoming 5 Days

Amaravati: The Met division on Wednesday forecast thunderstorms with lightning at segregated locations in coastal Andhra Pradesh and Yanam throughout the following five days, and in the Rayalaseema area toward the end of the week, under the effect of profound depression.

As per a Met division official, the depression, arranged around 15 km west by northwest of Andhra’s Kakinada and 200 km east by southeast of Telangana’s Khammam additionally moved west by north-westwards at a speed of 32 km every hour in the previous six hours.

At around 8.30 A.M on Wednesday, it lay focused over north interior Karnataka and connecting territories of Maharashtra and Telangana, around 80 km northwest of Karnataka’s Gulbarga and 160 km east of Maharashtra’s Solapur.

The Met official stated: “It is very likely to move west-north-westwards and gradually weaken into a well-marked low-pressure area during the next 12 hours. Thereafter, it is very likely to continue to move west-north-westwards and emerge into the east-central Arabian Sea, off Maharashtra coast around Friday morning.”

The Met division has likewise held out a chance of the depression further escalating over east-central and connecting north-east the Arabian Sea, off Maharashtra and Gujarat coasts with a progressive west by north-westward development.

The depression, which emerged in the Bay of Bengal, first hit Andhra Pradesh and afterward moved to Telangana to unleash destruction in Hyderabad and encompassing areas. It is currently ready to hit states, for example, Karnataka, Gujarat and Maharashtra.

Speaking directly to ANI, Director of Cyclone Warning Centre in Visakhapatnam, R Babri talked about the tornado forecast. He stated: “The Deep Depression crossed north Andhra Pradesh coastal close to Kakinada today morning. Light to moderate rainfall expected to occur at most places with heavy to very heavy falls at a few places and extremely heavy rainfalls at isolated places would occur over Telangana.”


source: with input from ians