Real Time Governance Society (RTGS) officials, on the 7th of August, informed the Secretariat of Andhra Pradesh about a depression over northwest Bay of Bengal.
According to the RTGS officials, the depression, located 100 km southeast of Balasore in Odisha and 90 km south southeast of Digha in West Bengal, is moving west northwestward at a speed of 4 kilometres per hour (kmph.)
Until the afternoon of the 7th of August, the depression will intensify while crossing west Balasore and Digha.
After crossing Odisha and West Bengal, the depression will move towards Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, resulting in light to moderate rainfall at most places and heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places.
Apart from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, heavy to extremely heavy rain is also expected in Odisha and Chhattisgarh.
The Andhra Pradesh State Disaster Management (APSDMA) and State Emergency Operation Centre (SEOC) officials are on alert and are monitoring the situation in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
On the 8th of August, the downpour is expected to affect Madhya Pradesh, western Chhattisgarh and northern Maharashtra.
Later, on the 9th of August and 10th of August, there is a high risk of flooding in western Madhya Pradesh and southern Rajasthan and Gujarat.
Stay tuned for further updates.