IMD predicts thunderstorms in parts Andhra Pradesh, Yanam till 19 June

Thunderstorms are predicted across parts of North Coastal Andhra Pradesh (NCAP), Yanam, South Coastal Andhra Pradesh (SCAP) and Rayalaseema.


Published Jun 15, 2024 | 3:56 PM Updated Jun 15, 2024 | 3:56 PM


The India Meteorological Department on Saturday, 15 June, forecasted thunderstorms accompanied by lightning in parts of Andhra Pradesh for five days from 15 to 19 June.

Thunderstorms are predicted across parts of North Coastal Andhra Pradesh (NCAP), South Coastal Andhra Pradesh (SCAP), Rayalaseema, and Yanam (Puducherry).

Heavy rain has been forecast for parts of NCAP and Yanam on Saturday.

Gusty winds touching speeds of 40 kmph are expected in these places over the next five days.

“Conditions are favourable for further advance of Southwest Monsoon into some more parts of Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Odisha and coastal Andhra Pradesh during the next four to five days,” said the Met Department in a press release.

Similar conditions are expected in the northwest Bay of Bengal, parts of Gangetic West Bengal, the remaining parts of Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and some parts of Bihar.

According to the weather department, the northern limit of the monsoon continues to pass through Navsari, Jalgaon, Amravati, Chandrapur, Bijapur, Sukma, Malkangiri, Vizianagaram and Islampur.

Further, it noted that the trough from Rayalaseema to central Bay of Bengal and across west-central Bay of Bengal persists between 3.1 km and 5.8 km above mean sea level.

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