A low pressure area has formed over northwest Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood and the associated upper air cyclonic circulation extends up to 7.6 km above the mean sea level, tilting southwest wards with height. Heavy rain very likely to occur at isolated places in Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, East and West Godavari, Krishna and Guntur districts of coastal Andhra Pradesh on Friday and Saturday. Light to moderate rain or thundershowers are very likely to occur at isolated places in Rayalaseema during the same period, according to the IMD.

Surface winds

Meanwhile, the Cyclone Warning Centre (CWC), here, has warned of the possibility of strong surface winds from westerly direction, with speed reaching 45 to 50 km/hr, along and off coastal AP.

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