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Southwest monsoon covers entire Karnataka - Bengaluru News

Bengaluru, June 14 (IANS) The southwest monsoon had covered entire Karnataka by Friday, leading to widespread rain in several areas, said an official, here on Sunday.

Updated Jun 14, 2020 12:00 PM

Southwest monsoon covers entire Karnataka - Bengaluru News

"The southwest monsoon had covered the entire state by Friday. Coastal Karnataka has been receiving heavy to very heavy rain," a Met Department official told IANS.

One of the department's stations in the Udupi district recorded 20 cm rain and on Sunday, five stations in coastal Karnataka reported heavy rain. "Expecting widespread rain in the next five days. On Monday, there is a possibility of heavy to very heavy rain," she said.

Very heavy rain ranges between 7 cm and 20 cm, and heavy rain between 7 cm and 11 cm.

However, the Met department is expecting decrease in rain on Tuesday, and heavy rain on the next three days.

"As far as north Karnataka is concerned, we are expecting fairly widespread rain, followed by scattered rain over the next four days," said the official. Similar is the forecast for south Karnataka. No heavy rain is expected in the interior districts.

Meanwhile, not much rain is expected in Bengaluru as it lies towards the eastern periphery of the monsoon. "It will be only light to moderate rain in the next two-three days," she said.

Bengaluru will experience cloudy sky with light rain on Monday and Tuesday, followed by cloudy sky on Wednesday and partly cloudy sky on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

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