India as on Jul 9: Temperatures were below 40°C in most parts of the country on Monday except in western Rajasthan where they were above 40°C in some parts. (See today's weather update)
Highest maximum temperature: 43.6°C at Bikaner in Rajasthan.
Rainfall (till 5.30 pm on Jul 9): Rainfall was registered in many places in Madhya Pradesh, Gangetic West Bengal, western coastal regions of the country and Lakshadweep and some places of Jharkhand, eastern Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim and the Andamans. Rainfall also occurred at one or two places in the western Himalayan region, Delhi, western UP, eastern Rajasthan, Gujarat, interiors of Maharashtra and Karnataka, northern coastal Andhra, Orissa, Bihar, northeastern states and Tamil Nadu. Other parts of the country remained mainly dry.
Most rainfall: Kavaratti received 10 centimetre of rainfall while Sidhi and Aurangabad 7 cm each. Hoshangabad and Agathi recorded 6 cm of rainfall and Pachmarhi, Thrissur, Shivpuri, Agumbe and Seoni got 5 cm of rainfall till 5.30 pm on Jul 9.
Weather forecast up to 8.30 am on Jul 13:
1. Rain/thundershowers would occur at many places in the western coast, Lakshadweep, the Andamans, northeastern states, Orissa, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, MP, eastern Rajasthan and Gujarat. Rainfall is expected to decrease in MP and eastern Rajasthan after 48 hours.
2. Rainfall and thundershowers would take place at a few places in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar and UP. The rainfall in these areas are gradually expected to increase.
3. Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Jammu & Kashmir, central parts of Maharashtra, Marathawada, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh and interior parts of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh would see some rainfall.
4. Heavy rainfall is predicted in parts of Orissa, MP, eastern Rajasthan, Gujarat, Konkan & Goa, coastal Karnataka, Kerala and Lakshadweep in the next 48 hours.
1. Upper air cyclonic circulation over coastal Orissa and adjoining parts of north-western Bay of Bengal.
2. Offshore trough at mean sea level persists from Gujarat coast to Kerala coast.
3. Trough at mean sea level persists from northwest Rajasthan to east central Bay of Bengal across northern MP, Chhattisgarh and Orissa.
4. Low pressure area persists over northwest MP and adjoining UP.
Karnataka weather: Monsoon is yet to gain momentum in Karnataka. Rainfall mainly occurred at coastal parts and isolated pockets in interior Karnataka.
Areas in the state which saw rainfall:
Panambur (Dakshina Kannada) 6 cm.
Nilkund (Uttara Kannada) 5 cm.
Kundapur (Udupi), Dabka (Bidar), Agumbe 4 cm.
Mangalore, Mulki, Dharmasthala, Subramanya, Sulya (Dakshina Kannada), Mangalore AP, Udupi, Karkala (Udupi), Kottigehara (Chikmagalur), Kampli (Bellary), Bhagamandala (Kodagu), Humchadakatte (Shimoga) 3 cm.
Kota (Udupi), Bhatkal, Kadra, Manchikeri (Uttara Kannada), Honavar, Aurad (Bidar), Linganamakki (Shimoga), Sringeri (Chikmagalur) 2 cm.
Mani, Belthangady, Puttur, Uppinangady (Dakshina Kannada), Manki, Joida (Uttara Kannada), Madapura (Kodagu), Kollur, Siddapura (Udupi), Talaguppa, Bhadravathi (Shimoga), Mysore, Pandavapura (Mandya), Kolar 1 cm.
Forecast till Jul 11 morning:
Heavy rain and thundershowers would occur mostly in Coastal Karnataka, at many places in south interior Karnataka and a few places in north interior Karnataka.
Local Forecast for Bangalore city (at 8.30 am on Jul 9):
Generally cloudy sky. One or two spells of rain would occur in a few place.
Temperature: Bangalore city: Max: 31°C, Min: 21°C.
Rainfall: 08 mm since June 1 (a deficit of 107 mm).
Relative Humidity: 78%.
Sunset on Jul 10: 6:50 pm, sunrise on Jul 11: 6 am.