The Southern state has been hit by Cyclone Tauktae. It has already been raining heavily in Kerala since Friday night and was inundated with sea waves and strong winds, leaving two dead. The Indian Meteorological Department has said that cyclone Tauktae has intensified in the Arabian Sea. IMD predicts that it will cross the coast near Gujarat on May 18.
Light to moderate rain with scattered thundershowers are expected in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday and Monday, according to the Andhra Pradesh Meteorological Department. Winds of 30 to 40 kilometres per hour are blowing along the northern coast of Yanam, while winds of 30 to 40 kilometres per hour are blowing along the southern coast. The weather is expected to be similar in the Rayalaseema districts as well. Southern and south-easterly winds were reported at low altitudes in the state. Due to the cyclone, Tauktae, Kurnool district has been hit by heavy rains.