Traces of rain forecast in city

The Meteorological Department has forecast traces of rain and cloudy weather in the city till Monday as a result of Cyclone Phailin.

Published: 13th October 2013 08:08 AM  |   Last Updated: 13th October 2013 08:08 AM   |  A+A-

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The Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast traces of rain and cloudy weather in the city till Monday as a result of Cyclone Phailin.

Director of Bangalore office of IMD B Puttanna said weather in Bangalore city will be generally cloudy, with occasional spells of rain and thundershowers.

The maximum and minimum temperatures would be around 29 and 19 degrees Celsius respectively, he said.

“We have issued warnings in Gulbarga, Bijapur, Bidar and some coastal areas. But the cyclone will largely impact Odisha, Chhattisgarh and Andhra Pradesh,” he said.

V S Prakash, director of  the State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre, said Karnataka is not in danger. “The wind speed in Odisha is expected to fall to 185 kmph by Sunday morning and to 111-148 kmph by the evening. Karnataka is likely to experience rainfall.”

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