Monsoon to touch State soon

Special Correspondent

HYDERABAD: The south-west monsoon which touched Kerala coast on Monday, is likely to arrive in the State anytime now.

The monsoon advanced further and covered parts of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Goa already. A spokesman of the State Met office here on Tuesday said the conditions were favourable for its further advancement into Andhra Pradesh by Thursday.

Meanwhile, there were isolated rains in three regions of the State. Arogyavaram recorded a rainfall of 5 cm and Ramagundam, Allagadda, Kakinada, Palamaneru, Thmballapalli each 3 cm.

A forecast said isolated rains would continue on Wednesday too in the three regions.

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