Normal life was thrown out of gear at several places in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday with incessant rains lashing the state under the influence of north-east monsoon.
The heavy rains led to water logging and submergence of low-lying areas in the districts of Krishna, Guntur, Kadapa and Prakasam, among others, according to reports reaching here. Several rivulets and other water bodies were in spate following the downpour, whichflooded agriculture crops and disrupted road traffic at several places.
The north-east monsoon has been vigorous over south coastal Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema. Under its impact, rain occurred at most places in the two regions and at a few places over north coastal Andhra Pradesh, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.
Macharla in coastal Andhra received 29 cms of rainfall. Moderate to rather heavy rain or thundershowers would occur at many places over north coastal Andhra Pradesh, south coastal Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema till tomorrow, it added.