#CycloneGulab causes heavy rain in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana; disgruntled netizens share photos and videos

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Monday, September 27, 2021, 08:38 PM IST
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Visakhapatnam International Airport witnesses severe waterlogging following heavy rainfall due to cyclone Gulab in coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh, in Visakhapatnam on Monday. | ANI

Rains pounded several parts of Telangana on Monday, even as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) warned that heavy rains are expected at isolated places in different districts of the state over the next 48 hours.

The rains will result in massive water pooling on roads and low lying areas in most places and agriculture land submerge /crop damage, it said, adding, thunderstorm accompanied by lightning with wind speed 30-40 kmph is very likely to occur at isolated places in all the districts.

The downpour caused waterlogging on some roads and low-lying areas.

Meanwhile, the cyclone crossed the Bay of Bengal coast near Kalingapatnam on Sunday night, weakened into a depression and caused widespread rains in several districts of Andhra Pradesh on Monday and also left a trail of destruction, as the death toll rose to two with a woman's death.

Port city Visakhapatnam received a 30-year high rainfall of over 33.3 cm in 24 hours under the cyclone's impact and left a woman dead on Monday, taking the toll to two since Sunday.

People in areas affected by the cyclones have taken to social media to express their woes. Pictures and videos of heavy rain have flooded social media platforms.

Have a look.

(By agencies)

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