Many parts of India receive excess rainfall

Bangalore, July 29: Karnataka on an average has received 28 per cent excess rain in the 57 days considered as the peak monsoon season.

"On the contrary, Yadgir and Tumkur districts have not received sufficient rain," said director in-charge of Meteorological department, B Puttanna. Receiving 558.2 mm rains, as against 437.7 mm in normal situation, the state has witnessed extraordinary weather conditions.

Among the 30 districts, Shimoga (Malnad) has received 81 per cent more rain than normal. From June till date, the district has received 1,627 mm against the normal 897.8 mm. Belgaum and Bellary are facing floods because of incessant rains in Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh. Weather conditions are going to be the same in th enext few days.

"We see Belgaum facing floods. But the district has received just five per cent more than normal rain. The floods in Krishna river are causing problems. However, the rains are receding in Maharashtra. Floods are due to various reasons, including siltation in the river course," Puttanna said.

In the rain

A couple enjoying the rains in New Delhi on Saturday.

Life moves on

A vendor during rains in New Delhi on Saturday.

Splashing the monsoon

People enjoy rains at a pond near India-Gate in New Delhi on Saturday.

Paddling in the poodle

A cyclist pedals during heavy rains in New Delhi.

Wading water

Flood affected people row a banana raft to move to safe place at Athkeliya Boruwa Gaon, in Golaghat, Assam on Sunday.

Weather In India

Southwest monsoon was heavy over west Rajasthan and very active over east Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, coastal Karnataka and south interior Karnataka.

Rain and Thundershowers have occurred in many places over Madhya Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Madhya Maharashtra,
Lakshadweep, Gujarat, east Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand and at one or two places over West Bengal & Sikkim, interior Karnataka and Vidarbha.

The next 48 hours will witness similar climatic conditions in the above-mentioned places with heavy rains and thundershowers. Heavy rain to very heavy rain is likely to occur at isolated places over Coastal Karnataka and the ghat areas of Interior Karnataka during the next 48 hours.

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