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Rains to take a backseat over Interior Karnataka, coastal parts to see some rains

July 10, 2019 7:43 PM |

Karnataka Rains

The state of Karnataka this Monsoon so far has been deficient witnessing very little rains through the Monsoon period so far. However, North Interior Karnataka is the only pocket which has seen decent rains so far.

Until July 9, Coastal Karnataka has been rain deficient by 28 percent, North Interior Karnataka is rain surplus by 5 percent, and South Interior Karnataka deficient by 17 percent. During Monsoon, Coastal Karnataka is the rainiest pocket with many cities seeing four-digit rains monthly.

July is the rainiest month for Coastal Karnataka. Coastal Karnataka has two regions including Dakshin Kannada 47 and Uttar Kannada, both of which are deficient by 47 and 16 percent, the former more deficient than the latter.

North Interior Karnataka has had mixed performance with some parts observing excess, Gadag, Belgaum, and Koppal. Areas in South Interior Karnataka have seen normal rains including Mandya, Shimoga, Chitradurga.

In Bengaluru, both rural and urban are deficient by 25 and 28 percent, respectively.

Now, weak Monsoon conditions will prevail and rains will see a reduction. No significant rains are expected for the interiors for at least one week. Karnataka Coast may see some rains for the next one week, of varying intensity between light to moderate, with some parts seeing some heavy showers also.

Thus, for North and South Interior Karnataka, deficiency is all set to mount up.

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