Hyderabad (Telangana): Telangana and Andhra Pradesh are likely to get respite from the severe heat due to the arrival of south-west monsoon in the upcoming days, Rajarao, meteorologist in the Meteorological Department said on Friday.
“The south-west monsoon has advanced into both the Telugu speaking states. It has covered entire Andhra Pradesh and most parts of Telangana. The effects of this monsoon have also been seen in some parts of the neighbouring states,” Rajarao told ANI here.
He added that almost all parts of Telangana have witnessed the first rainfall ranging from light to heavy in the recent days and the same is likely to continue in the upcoming days.
“Most parts of Telangana has witnessed the first rains of this monsoon with an average of around 7 centimeters of rainfall, Andhra Pradesh also received moderate rainfall. For the next two or three days, both the Telugu speaking states will receive moderate rainfall and some parts might even receive heavy rainfall,” Rajarao said.
Earlier on June 15, the Meteorological Department had predicted that monsoons in both the states would be delayed and were expected to enter after June 16 as a result of the very severe cyclonic storm Vayu that skirted Gujarat coast on June 13.