State comfortably placed, says Met Department


 While this may be a consolation when considered that the sowing season for Kharif crops has long gone, it nonetheless, can be a saviour for the early sowing of rabi crops in the agricultural belt. “The rainfall has been more when compared to that of the last season,” said Dr A Muthuchamy, Director, Bangalore Meteorology Centre.

However, he said that the current spate of heavy rainfall in the State may decrease over the next couple of days. “By tomorrow, the will probably start decreasing in the coastal regions, while the interiors will see a passage of thundershowers as wind speed will decrease and move towards the north,” he explained.

But for the City, the Met Department has predicted that there will be more rains during the next two days. Heavy rains, which lashed in the City, logged the City’s roads on Sunday.
According to the Met Department, the sudden rainfall is due to the depression in the northern part of the Bay of Bengal and low pressure in North
India.

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