Rain pummeled sections of Andhra Pradesh’s Kakinada district Thursday morning as storm Asani approached the Andhra coastline.
According to Odisha Special Relief Commissioner Pradeep Kumar Jena, Cyclone Asani is expected to hit the Andhra coast on Wednesday morning.
“The cyclonic storm Asani is traveling from the West Central Bay of Bengal to the North Andhra shore, and the cyclone is expected to hit Kakinada on the Andhra coast tomorrow morning,” Mr. Jena told ANI.
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In the aftermath of cyclone Asani, another top Indian Meteorological Department IMD official informed ANI that a severe to very heavy rainfall warning had been issued for the coastal regions of Andhra Pradesh.
Light to moderate rainfall is expected in Telangana’s Nalgonda, Suryapet, Bhadradri Kothagudem, Khammam, and Mulugu districts.
According to IMD authorities, Cyclone Asani has shifted its course and will now hit the shore of Kakinada. It will return to sea between Kakinada and Visakhapatnam after reaching the Kakinada shore.
“Heavy to very heavy rainfall warnings have been issued for Andhra Pradesh’s coastal regions. Light to moderate rain is expected in Telangana’s Nalgonda, Suryapet, Bhadradri Kothagudem, Khammam, and Mulugu districts, “Mr. Nagaratna, the Head of the Hyderabad Meteorological Centre, informed ANI.
According to meteorological office authorities, light to moderate rain or thundershowers is expected in a few spots in Telangana due to cyclone Asani.
“Heavy to very heavy rains have been forecast for coastal Andhra Pradesh regions. The cyclonic storm is expected to have an effect on Telangana’s neighboring districts. Light to moderate rains is expected in Nalgonda, Suryapet, Bhadradri Kothagudem, Khammam, and Mulugu. Heavy rains are forecast at times “Mr. Nagaratna said.
According to authorities, light to moderate rainfall is expected in Telangana’s southern districts. They predicted that light rain would fall in Hyderabad during the next 24 hours, with overcast weather persisting for the following 48 hours.