Reportedly heavy rain is expected over isolated parts of Andhra Pradesh, with the south-west monsoon continuing to remain active over Rayalaseema and parts of coastal Andhra Pradesh. Furthermore the Indian Meteorological Department on Thursday issued a two day alert and said that heavy rain is very likely to occur in the districts of Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, visakhapatnam and East Godavari along the northern coast, besides isolated places in Anantapur, Chittoor, Kadapa and Kurnool in Rayalaseema.
Apparently the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) also issued a warning, asking fishermen in Andhra not to venture into the sea. When stating that high tides could be witnessed at Kakinada and visakhapatnam, INCOIS said, "Under strong Monsoon conditions, strong surface winds from westerly direction speed reaching forty five to fifty kmph likely along off coastal Andhra Pradesh."
Further the Cyclone Warning Centre in visakhapatnam also issued a similar alert and said that the state of the sea would be rough to very rough. Previously last week, the state witnessed heavy floods in the krishna basin which affected about 90 villages and inundated several habitations in krishna and Guntur districts. Moreover over 8,000 people were moved to 56 relief camps as water entered the villages on the banks of the swollen river following heavy discharge of flood water from the upstream reservoirs of krishna basin.