Andhra Pradesh to witness extreme weather conditions in next 3-4 days

Some parts of the state will experience heat wave and very hot weather conditions while there is forecast of rain or thunderstorm in certain areas.

india Updated: May 14, 2017 20:36 IST
Andhra Pradesh,India Meteorological Department,Weather
Moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by gusty winds will hit certain areas of Andhra Pradesh while some places in the state will experience heat wave.(HT Photo/ Representative image)

Andhra Pradesh will witness extreme weather conditions in the next three-four days with some parts facing severe heat and some others rain or thundershowers, according to the State Disaster Management Authority.

Quoting a forecast issued by ISRO, the SDMA said there could be a rise of 3-4 degrees in maximum temperatures till May 18 in east Rayalaseema, central and south coastal AP under the influence of westerly\northwesterly winds.

Heat wave and very hot weather conditions would prevail in Kurnool, Kadapa, Chittoor, Guntur, Krishna, Prakasam and SPS Nellore districts.

Quoting a bulletin from the India Meteorological Department, the SDMA said light to moderate rain\thundershowers accompanied by gusty winds were likely in Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, East Godavari and West Godavari districts.

Rain or thundershowers were also expected in isolated places in Rayalaseema, the SDMA added.

The SDMA advised people to take necessary precautionary measures in view of the severe weather conditions.

First Published: May 14, 2017 20:35 IST