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Hassan in Karnataka records 98 mm of rain, more rain ahead for the state including Bengaluru

October 16, 2019 2:21 PM |

Low Pressure Area in Arabian Sea

In the last 24 hours, moderate to heavy rain has been recorded in South Karnataka, while light to moderate shower was witnessed in North Coastal Karnataka.  Isolated light spells were also recorded in North Interior Karnataka.

In a span of 24 hours from 8.30 am on Tuesday, Hassan recorded a whopping 98 mm of rainfall while Agumbe witnessed 54 mm of rain. Mangalore and Chikmagalur saw 15 mm of rain each, while Shirali and Karwar saw 40 mm and 8 mm of rain respectively. The state capital Bengaluru also recorded light rains of 3 mm.

Meteorologists here foresee moderate to heavy rains over the southern and coastal stations of Karnataka until tomorrow while light scattered rains will be seen over North Interior Karnataka.

Thereafter in the wake of a Low-Pressure Area over the southeastern Arabian Sea, the rain activities will once again intensify over many parts of Coastal Karnataka and South Interior Karnataka October 19 onward. As the Low-Pressure Area will move further North, rains will intensify.

During this period the North Interior parts of Karnataka may see few good spells of rain.

Meanwhile, Bengaluru will continue to see rains of light to moderate intensity. Weather will be pleasant over most parts of the state due to the intermittent rain and persistent cloud cover.

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