IMD predicts light to moderate rainfall in and around Bengaluru today

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Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa is scheduled to take an aerial survey on Wednesday to assess the extent of damage caused by the heavy rains in Kalaburagi, Yadgir, Raichur, Vijayapura districts leaving hundreds of villages inundated.

 

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted light to moderate rainfall over Bengaluru and neighbouring areas during the next 3-4 hour on Wednesday. 

Bengaluru has received 66.8 mm rainfall between 8.30 am of Tuesday and 5.30 am on Wednesday.

"Bengaluru received 66.8 mm rainfall from 0830 hours of October 20, 2020 to 0530 hours of October 21, 2020. Light to moderate rainfall very likely over Bengaluru and neighbouring areas during next 3-4 hours," said IMD. 

In Bengaluru Urban district, Rajarajeshwarinagar has recorded 87.5 mm rainfall, Channenahalli recorded 126.5 mm rain, Kaggalipur 67mm, Nelaguli 65.5mm, Basavanagudi 64.5 mm, Machohalli 74.5mm, Kodigehalli 66mm during the same.

Meanwhile, IMD has issued a yellow alert for Bengaluru as the city continued to witness heavy rains leaving many roads waterlogged throughout Tuesday night.

The Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC) reported that areas in western and southern Bengaluru received between 11 mm and 71.5 mm of rainfall.

At present, Karnataka is facing floods in various parts of the state due to heavy rainfall from the past few weeks.

Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa is scheduled to take an aerial survey on Wednesday to assess the extent of damage caused by the heavy rains in Kalaburagi, Yadgir, Raichur, Vijayapura districts leaving hundreds of villages inundated.

 

With inputs from Agency

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