Bengaluru is expected to witness heavy rainfall in the following days. Rain announced its arrival in the state on March 15, when a few regions of the interior state and the coastal parts experienced the rainfall. Bengaluru city is expected to have rainfall in the evening times of the weekend.
Besides the regular passing showers, there is also a possibility of thunderstorms in the city on March 17, and a similar condition is expected to prevail for the weekend.
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“Partly cloudy sky in the morning hours becoming generally cloudy sky towards evening or night with the possibility of rain or thundershowers accompanied with squall,” read a statement from the India Meteorological Department.
The IMD is expecting light to moderate rainfall with thunderstorms in Bengaluru till Monday. Besides the city, other isolated places, rain, and thunderstorms are likely to occur at isolated places in the state.
Coastal Karnataka and other places in the state are also expected to experience thunderstorms in the next two days.
“We expect the light to moderate rain with thunderstorms on March 17 and 18. There is a 50 to 60 percent probability that there may be light to moderate storms in Bengaluru on these two days,” said A. Prasad, a scientist, at IMD.
There is a trough now. The trough from south interior Karnataka to Konkan now runs from north interior Tamil Nady to Konkan across interior Karnataka and extends up to 1.5 km above the mean sea level. Due to this, some places may witness rainfall and thunderstorms,” Mr. Prasad added.