Bengaluru is witnessing heavy rains from last 14 hours and it is said that it continues to rain for another 48 hours. All hail to the Southwest Monsoons. In fact, the city did witness a few good spells of rainfall and a number of rains received were way more than it usually does.
The city recorded 90 mm of Rains
This is not a beginning of the season and despite the end of it, good rains have not guarded away from the city of Gardens. Comparably, Bengaluru didn’t receive many spots of rain for 2 days however the last 24 hours was showery and stormy. As per the reports, the city has received massive rains from 8:30 am on Wednesday, recorded 90 mm of rains. (Source: skymetweather)
It is said that moderate spells of rains are expected to fall over the city for another 24 to 48 hours. Looking at the weather reports, a trough is passing from South Interior Karnataka to North Coastal Karnataka and so the rains are expected to continue. After 1-2 days, it is fore casted that this trough will begin to weaken and the intensity of rains gradually reduce over the city. We can anticipate only isolated light rains and cloudy weather thereafter.
A call for Flood Alert?
“Based on satellite images, we alerted the BBMP on the possibility of heavy rain and flooding on Wednesday night or Thursday morning,” said GS Srinivas Reddy, director, Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre.
TOI reports that around 9:30 PM, the BBMP control room has received two complaints on tree falls; one in Chamrajpet, and the other way near the railway underpass in Sheshadripuram.
“This is the withdrawal period of the southwestern monsoon. By the third week of October, it’d withdraw from Karnataka. Due to this, there is higher precipitation in the southern and eastern parts of the state, with rain continuing for 3-4 days, ” said MB Rajegowda, astrometeorologist University of Agricultural Sciences. (Source: TOI)
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