This year, the pre-Monsoon season remained subdued over all the three parts of Karnataka leaving Coastal Karnataka with a large deficit of 73% followed by North Interior Karnataka which at present deficit by 48%. During the pre-Monsoon season, in the Southern Peninsula, South Interior Karnataka has performed the best with a deficiency of 20%.
In the past 24 hours as well, pre-Monsoon showers were a sight in all the three pockets of Karnataka, wherein regions in North Interior Karnataka like Gadag witnessed 24.7 mm of rains. Vijayapura and Raichur witnessed 3.4 mm and 5.8 mm of rains, respectively.
Parts of South Interior Karnataka like Hassan, Chitradurga, Bengaluru and Mysore recorded 47.2 mm, 40.8 mm, 8 mm and 4 mm of rains, respectively. The coastal stations like Mangalore and Madikeri witnessed 5.5 mm and 10 mm of rains, respectively.
The rain activities have picked up pace because of a Cyclonic circulation in the Lakshadweep region and adjoining areas. Also, a Trough from this system is running up till the coast of Karnataka. Not only this, the semi-permanent feature that is extending from the central part of the country to South via Telangana is also responsible for giving rains despite being less marked.
The experts have to say that similar weather activities would continue to prevail over the state, but they will vary in intensity and spread. Not to forget, our experts have also anticipated that these activities will be more in South Interior Karnataka with scattered spell over Coastal Karnataka and light over North Interior Karnataka. If we talk about temperatures, then the mercury level in South Interior Karnataka will be somewhere around the mid-30s because of it’s geographical location.
On the other hand, North Interior Karnataka will be hot and will exceed the mark of forty degrees. Till now, it was raining only in South Interior Karnataka but now rains have picked up pace in North Interior and Coastal Karnataka as well.
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