India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) predicts heavy rainfall pouring in state for next few days. Venturing out in Bengaluru during the monsoons is always a gamble. One moment you could be enjoying the cool breeze and the pretty clouds, loudly exclaiming how lovely the weather is; and the next, you could be drenched from head to toe, wading through sometimes knee-deep murky rainwater. IMD issued Heavy Rainfall alert in Karnataka till August 6.
And as the India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) forecasts and the gloomy skies have made abundantly clear, the torrential downpours in almost the entire state of Karnataka have no intention of slowing down at least for the next three days.
IMD issued Heavy Rainfall Fairly widespread to widespread rains accompanied by isolated heavy falls (64.5 mm-115.5 mm), thunderstorms and lightning across Karnataka from Wednesday to Saturday (August 3-6). Isolated extremely heavy rainfall (204 mm) over Coastal and South Interior Karnataka from Wednesday to Friday (August 3-5).
Isolated very heavy showers (115.5 mm-204 mm) over South Interior Karnataka on Saturday (August 6), North Interior Karnataka between Thursday and Saturday (August 4-6) and Coastal Karnataka over the weekend (August 6 and 7).
In view of these forecasts, a red warning (meaning ‘take action’) has been issued over Coastal and South Interior Karnataka for the next three days (until August 5). This will be followed by an orange alert (meaning ‘be prepared’) over the entire state on Saturday (August 6) so as to warn locals of the inclement weather.
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IMD issued Heavy Rainfall alert Uttara Kannada, Udupi, Dakshina Kannada, Kodagu, Chikmagalur and Shimoga districts will be on red warning until August 5. Bengaluru, Chamarajanagar, Mysore, Bagalkot, Tumkur and Bellary districts will fluctuate between yellow (‘be updated’) and orange (‘be prepared’) alerts for the rest of the week.