From January to June, only one or two dengue cases were detected every month. From July, the figures have increased to double digits.
The city received traces of rainfall till 8:30 AM as recorded at Safdarjung Observatory, according to the IMD.
State received 978.8 mm rainfall in July as against normal rainfall of 1,322.9 mm; deficit more than 30% in 7 districts.
This kind of weather may prevail at many places in Bhopal, Hoshangabad, Ujjain, Indore, Gwalior and Chambal divisions.
Kharif operations have been considerably delayed in many districts owing to scanty rainfall. The State has recorded a deficient rainfall of 29 pc till July 24.
July has seen heavy showers in the national capital. There has been a record 381 mm rainfall so far, the highest for the month since 2003 and the second-highest ever.
CM says Srisailam project filling up faster; Kurnool district on alert due to increase in flood flow in Tungabhadra
While water-logging was reported in fields in northern Telangana, flooding of crops due to breach of irrigation canals and minor irrigation tanks was prevalent in parts of southern Telangana.
The heavy downpour in Bengaluru over the weekend has exposed the city’s faulty infrastructure.
The rain mayhem has left a trail of devastation across states in India. Maharashtra has borne the brunt but so have Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Bihar.
Overflowing Ghataprabha and Krishna rivers have submerged at least 25 villages in Bagalkot district following heavy rains in the region over the past week.
With kharif season underway, farmers across Nabarangpur are a distressed lot as inadequate rainfall and irrigation have affected transplantation and subsequent activities in the district.
Kadapa, Chittoor, Anantapur and Kurnool districts of the drought-prone Rayalaseema region received the most surplus rainfall.
Following an alert signalling possible heavy rain in the next two days, the district disaster management cell has beefed up preparations to deal with any emergency situation.
Finally, the heavy downpour that was lashing several districts of Karnataka over the last three days has begun to wane to some extent.