IMD predicts heavy rainfall in coastal Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh today; warns fisherfolks to stay away from sea

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday said places over Coastal Karnataka, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, and Yanam are likely to receive heavy rainfall on Wednesday.

Press Trust of India October 23, 2019 15:42:51 IST
IMD predicts heavy rainfall in coastal Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh today; warns fisherfolks to stay away from sea

New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday said places over Coastal Karnataka, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, and Yanam are likely to receive heavy rainfall on Wednesday. The weather forecast agency further predicted that heavy downpour is also likely to batter Odisha, Konkan, Goa, Telangana, Rayalaseema, Interior Karnataka, Kerala, and Mahe.

IMD predicts heavy rainfall in coastal Karnataka Andhra Pradesh today warns fisherfolks to stay away from sea

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Apart from these places, Chhattisgarh, central Maharashtra, Marathwada, and Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal are also likely to receive heavy rainfall throughout the day, the IMD stated in its All India Weather Warning Bulletin.

In Delhi, the sky will mainly be clear with the maximum and minimum temperatures hovering around 32°Celsius and 23°Celsius. The thunderstorm accompanied with lightning is very likely at isolated places over Jammu and Kashmir, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Gangetic, and West Bengal.

Also, the strong winds (speed reaching 45-55 kilometres per hour) very likely over the east-central Arabian Sea. A squally weather along Maharashtra-Goa-Karnataka-Kerala coasts, Lakshadweep area, and north Tamil Nadu-Andhra Pradesh-Odisha coasts.

The organisation had advised fishermen not to venture into these areas for he next couple of days. The IMD further stated in its advisory that a well-marked low-pressure area over central parts of the Arabian Sea with the associated cyclonic circulation extending up to 4.5 kilometres above mean sea level persists.

"It is very likely to concentrate into a depression during the next 36 hours. It is likely to move initially east-northeastwards over the east-central Arabian Sea till October 25 and then west-northwestwards with gradual intensification," the weather forecast agency stated.

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