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Bangalore Rains begin to drench residents

June 1, 2016 6:49 PM |

Bangalore rainAfter a fair performance in May, Bangalore Rains have returned on the first day of first month of the Monsoon season. While thundershower activity has started in several areas of Bangalore, light to moderate rainfall activity is expected to continue throughout this week.

During the month of May, Bangalore had already surpassed its monthly average rains around May 19. The city has received about 140 mm of rain in May against the monthly average of 110.2 mm. The city also recorded a whopping 47 mm of rain on one occasion which was the highest last month.

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In the wake of this rainfall activity, both maximum and minimum temperature is expected to remain near normal, keeping the pleasant weather intact in the garden city for next few days.

Besides Bangalore, adjoining areas of Mysore and Chikkamagaluru in Karnataka and Kozhikode and Kochi in Kerala are currently receiving rains. Besides the Monsoon surge, the cyclonic circulation present over Kerala coast is responsible for infusing moisture over these areas.

Bangalore rains are likely to continue during next 24 hours with varied intensity keeping Bangalore residents drenched in heavy rainy spell.

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