Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Monsoon in its full glory

Monsoon in its full glory
Tuesday July 31 2007 10:37 IST

BANGALORE: The south-west monsoon (SWM) showers are in full swing. The city has been receiving good rainfall for the past few days.

The city meteorological department recorded around 9.2 mm rainfall up till 8.30 pm on Monday and around 0.4 mm rainfall was recorded at the Airport.

The city recorded a maximum temperature of 26.7°C and a minimum of 20.2°C on Monday. Whereas, the maximum and minimum recorded on July 29 was 28.6°C and 20.4°C respectively, with rainfall recorded in traces.

The met office, on July 28, recorded a maximum of 27.4°C and a minimum of 20.6°C and the rainfall recorded was 27.8 mm. The temperatures over the last few days have dipped and Bangaloreans are enjoying the cool weather.

Weather experts opine that the temperature and rainfall pattern will vary during the month of August as well as this a common phenomenon during the SWM showers. The same is likely to continue till the second week of October.

The Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is also geared up to tackle the problems of the people in the lowlying and vulnerable areas of the city.

A tree branch fell at Koramangala 4th Block on July 30. BBMP officials said that the team was all prepared to tackle any situation during the downpour.


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