Thunderstorms likely in Seema
In a warning to Andhra Pradesh, the Met department bulletin said on Tuesday that on July 4 thunderstorms with gusty winds are very likely to occur at...
Hyderabad: In a warning to Andhra Pradesh, the Met department bulletin said on Tuesday that on July 4 thunderstorms with gusty winds are very likely to occur at isolated places in all Rayalaseema districts. It said heavy rain is very likely at isolated places in all coastal districts on July 6 and 7.
The rain is attributed to the upper air cyclonic circulation over the west- central Bay of Bengal off south Odisha and north Andhra Pradesh coasts lying over south Odisha and its neighbourhood.
According to the bulletin, the Southwest Monsoon was active in coastal Andhra and normal in Rayalaseema. Very heavy rainfall occurred at isolated places in East Godavari district. There was heavy rain in East Godavari and Chittoor districts, with Amalapuram in East Godavari district recording 17 cm of rainfall.
The chief amounts of rainfall (in cm) were: Chittoor 9, Kakinada (East Godavari), Piduguralla (Guntur), Satyavedu (Chittoor) 7 each, Veligandla, Mundlamuru, Marripudi (all in Prakasam), Punganur (Chittoor)6 each, Bhimadole (West Godavari), Nuzvid (Krishna), Vararamachandrapur, Mandapalle (dist Chittoor) 5, (East Godavari) 5 each, Podili, Addanki (both in Prakasam), Kaikalur, Gudivada (both in Krishna), Arogyavaram and Tirupati Airport 4 each.
There was 3 cm of rain each in Narsipatnam( Vishakhapatnam), Nellimarla (Vizianagaram), Ongole, Darsi (both in Prakasam), Anakapalle (Vishakhapatnam), Koyyalagudem (West Godavari), Anakapalle (Visakhapatnam), Chintalapudi, Narsapuram (both in West Godavari), Vizianagaram, Ranastalam (Srikakulam) and Nagari, Thottambedu, Srikalahasti, Pakala, Puttur (all in Chittoor).