“Heavy rain would occur at isolated places in the districts of Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, East & West Godavari, Krishna, Guntur, Prakasam and Nellore of Coastal Andhra Pradesh and in the districts of Anantapur, Kadapa, Chittore and Kurnool of Rayalaseema”, the department said.
His deputy Tirumaleshwar Reddy said the deceased included a father-son duo who were struck by bolt in Venkatachalam mandal under Nellore rural sub-division. Household electronic goods in a building in temple town of Tirupati were damaged due to lightning.
Naidu also asked collectors of various districts to be prepared to tackle any eventuality due to heavy rains and other natural calamities, particularly within next 24 hours.
The state authorities has introduced Rs.4 lakh ex-gratia every for the households of these killed resulting from lightning.
Women cricket players at the Andhra Cricket Association cricket ground at Perecharla had a miraculous escape, after lightning struck a palm tree outside the ground on Sunday afternoon.
Heavy rains lashed the state under the impact of low pressure area.
Hyderabad additionally skilled heavy rains.
People saved six people from a vehicle which was caught in swirling waters in Champapet area in Hyderabad.
The met workplace has forecast extra rains in each the Telugu states over subsequent two to 3 days.