Bengaluru rains to continue until next week

Bengaluru rains to continue until next week

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10 Latest developments on Bangalore Rains

The month of May has been contributory in terms of pre-Monsoon rains for the state capital, Bengaluru. So much so that out of last six days, barring May 12, Bengaluru has received rains on the remaining five days. In the last 24 hours from 08:30 am on Tuesday as well, Bengaluru recorded 4.4 mm of rains.

Apart from Bengaluru, the other districts of Karnataka such as Gulbarga and Mandya have also witnessed rains.

Though the intensity of rains has been on a reducing scale, with May 11 registering the most rainfall of 50 mm while 4 mm of rainy spells were recorded on May 16. The state capital has surpassed its monthly average rainfall of 107 mm in these five-day rains.

Moreover, the fortnightly rains until the past day have been summed up to 168 mm, which is way beyond its monthly mean.

On an average, Bengaluru generally gets to witness six to seven rainy days in May. Rainy day is when on any given day, an area records a minimum of 2.5 mm of rains. In the last fifteen days, Bengaluru has had seven such occasions.

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As pet Skymet Weather, the north-south trough prevails in Southern Peninsular India. Thus, pre-Monsoon rains would continue in the capital of Karnataka. Bengaluru stands a chance to witness light rains until May 18. Afterward, the intensity of rains would increase and from May 19 until May 22, the intensity of rains would remain moderate, reducing once again thereafter.

In fact, light to moderate rain and thundershowers with strong gusty winds may occur at some parts over Bagalkot, Belgaum, Bellary, Bidar, Bijapur, Chamarajanagar, Chikmagalur, Chitradurga, Davanagere, Dharwad, Gadag, Gulbarga, Hassan, Haveri, Kodagu, Koppal, Mandya, Mysuru, Raichur, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi, and Yadgir districts of Karnataka during next 4 hours.


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In terms of temperatures, May is a hot month for the city and looking at the ten years’ record, the maximums of Bengaluru have mainly remained in the range of 36-37 degrees Celsius. However, this year, the mercury levels in the month have not even surpassed the 35-degree mark so far.

Moreover, with more rains foreseen, Skymet Weather does not foresee the mercury levels mounting beyond 35 degrees Celsius, making the weather conditions of the city pleasant.

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