Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are likely to witness heavy to very heavy rains as a depression over North Bay of Bengal Orissa is likely to intensify further into a deep depression in the next 24 hours, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted.
Speaking to Siasat, IMD Director Telangana Y.K. Reddy said, “Under the influence of the depression formed over the Bay of Bengal, both the Telugu speaking states are about to experience light to moderate rains at most places. Apart from that, heavy downpour will likely prevail over isolated parts of both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday and Thursday .After that also rains will continue as it is rainy season .Light to moderate rains will continue for the next few days.
“The depression might intensify into a deep depression over the next 24 hours, due to which the wind speed might reach to 50- 55 kilometres per hour over Andhra Pradesh coast,” he added.
However in Hyderabad the sky conditions will be generally cloudy with one or two spells of rain or thundershowers and the temperatures will remain at 28 and 23 degrees Celsius.
Fishermen were advised not to venture into sea along Northwest Bay of Bengal over the next 24 hours.
Mr Y.K. Reddy said that August rains will be encouraging and is expected to record normal rainfall of 180 mm or little more .Telangana will not be deficient for the season and has already come close to normal he added.