Enhanced rainfall activity over Peninsular India till 17th September, 2020

According to the National Weather Forecasting Centre/Regional Meteorological Centre, New Delhi of the India Meteorological Department (IMD):

  • A low pressure area lies over westcentral Bay of Bengal off north Andhra Pradesh coast. Likely to move west-northwestwards towards central India across Telangana during next 2-3days.
  • The monsoon trough lies south of its normalposition.
  • An off-shore trough lies off south Gujarat coast to north Karnatakacoast.
  • Under the influence of the above low pressure area, widespread rainfall with isolated heavy to very heavy falls occurred over Coastal Andhra Pradesh during past 24 hours. Chief amount of rainfall (in cm, 10cm and above) recorded at 0830 hrs of today; Tanuku-18; Tiruvuru-16; Amalapuram-14;Chintalapudi-10

              Due to above favourable meteorologicalconditions:

Fairly widespread to widespread rainfall with Isolated heavy to very heavy falls are very likely over Coastal Andhra Pradesh &Yanam and Telangana on 13 & 14 September; over Rayalaseema on 13 September, over Vidarbha on 15 September and over Marathwada on 16 September.

Isolated extremely heavy falls is also very likely over Coastal Andhra Pradesh on 13 September and over Telanganaon 14 September, 2020 (Detail Color code based Warning and likely impact are given in pages 2- 4)

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