Hudhud Effect: More Rain Likely

Published: 10th October 2014 06:18 AM  |   Last Updated: 10th October 2014 06:18 AM   |  A+A-


BANGALORE : Officials from the Indian Meteorological Department, Bangalore, said on Thursday that in the next 24 hours, the city is likely to receive good rainfall.

B Puttanna, director of IMD Bangalore, said  the cyclonic storm ‘Hudhud’ over East-central Bay of Bengal has moved further from Andaman and Nicobar islands and is likely to hit Visakhapatnam by Sunday afternoon.

As a result, interior areas in South Karnataka too are expected to receive rain. According to the department, many areas in the state received good rain on Wednesday. In Devanahalli in Bangalore Rural, 6 cm of rain was recorded; Yelahanka received 11 cm, Tiptur in Tumkur received 5 cm, and TG Halli in Bangalore Urban and Gubbi, Tumkur, received 4 cm.

Puttanna said on Tuesday, the city recorded 51.7 mm of rainfall and on Wednesday, it was 63.1 mm.

On Wednesday, HAL airport received 68.2 mm of rain, KIA 21.8 mm and GKVK 99.4 mm. Till 8.30 pm on Thursday, the rainfall was recorded at 6.2 mm. 

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