Interior parts of Karnataka have been receiving good rains during pre-Monsoon season. Although Monsoon has not arrived but officially the season as begun. At present, South Interior Karnataka is excess by 117% while North Interior Karnataka is excess by 57%.
During the last two to three days, on an intermittent basis, good rain and thundershowers are being witnessed over many parts of Karnataka like Gulbarga witnessed 30 mm of rain in span of 24 hours from 8:30 am on Monday. These rains led to waterlogging and traffic jam was a sight on the roads of Bengaluru.
The north-south trough still persists and is moving across South Interior Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Thus, scattered light to moderate rain and thundershower activities would continue over parts of Karnataka, particularly over South and North interior Karnataka. Light rains can be a sight over Coastal Karnataka as well. The experts have to say that these on and off rains will continue for the next 24-48 hours. Thereafter, intensity might pick up pace over South Interior Karnataka including Bengaluru city. Not only this, one or two moderate to heavy spells in Bengaluru can also be not ruled out somewhere between June 6-8.
Post this, the intensity of rains will dip as a Low-pressure area is likely to develop over Southeast Arabian Sea off Kerala coast. During this time, rains would increase in Kerala. Presently, the temperature in many parts of Karnataka is in the lower 30s and isolated pockets have witnessed temperature in the mid-30s.
So, North Interior Karnataka that usually experiences hot weather conditions during this time is now witnessing temperatures in the lower 30s. Gadag is four degrees below normal and has recorded 29.6°C. Due to on and off rain activities, temperatures have significantly dropped over North Interior Karnataka and this relief will be a sight for some more time. The temperature will now remain in many parts of Karnataka between low to mid-30s.
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