IAAS predicts heavy rain in coming days

Due to showers, maximum temperatures may also drop

IAAS predicts heavy rain in coming days

 While moderate to heavy rainfall is expected to lash the districts of Mysore, Mandya and Kodagu in the next three days, Chamarajanagar district is expected to receive light to moderate showers. 

 

According to the forecast issued by Integrated Agromet Advisory Services (IAAS) at Organic Farming Research Station, Naganahalli, Mysore district is expected to receive 20 mm, 18 mm and 15 mm in the next three days beginning from August 8.


 Due to the showers, the maximum temperatures are also expected to drop by a couple of degrees.  The relative humidity in the morning hours is expected to be in the range of 84 to 86 per cent and afternoon relative humidity between 67 and 69 per cent. Wind speed is expected to be in the range of 9-10km/ hr. Station nodal officer C Govindaraju and assistant professor K Devaraja have said that the forecast for Mandya is expected to increase to 47 mm, 42 mm and 40 mm in the next three days starting from August 8.


 While the maximum temperatures is expected to hover around 29 degree Celsius, minimum temperature is expected to be around 21 degree Celsius. While the relative humidity in the morning hours is expected to be in the range of 74 to 87 per cent, relative humidity in the afternoon is pegged at 69 to 72 per cent. Wind speed is expected to be in the range of 12-13km/hr. Kodagu, which had received around 4.6 mm on August 3 and 4, has received bountiful rainfall of 74 mm on August 6.


 Moderate to heavy rainfall is expected to continue during the next three days with the average rainfall expected to be around 45 mm during the next three days. The day temperature is expected to be around 20 to 21 degree Celsius and night temperature is expected to be 16 to 17 degree Celsius.

 The relative humidity in the morning hours is expected to be 94 per cent and afternoon relative humidity is expected to be in the range 88 to 90 per cent. Wind speed expected to be 9-10km/ hr.  While Chamarajanagar district failed to receive any rainfall during the previous four days, IAAS has predicted 15 mm rainfall in the coming three days. The day temperature is also expected to drop by a couple of degree Celsius in the coming days.

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