Bengaluru got 45 mm rain in March, five times the normal

Bengaluru received 45 mm of pre-monsoon rainfall in March. On Friday alone, the city received 4 mm of rainfall.

Last year in March, the city received 47.8 mm of rainfall, which was the highest pre-monsoon rainfall recorded in the last 10 years.

In March 2008, 59.8 mm of rainfall was recorded. However, the highest rainfall of all time that Bengaluru experienced (in the month of March) was 101.2 mm in 1981.

“The rainfall in the month of March is usually 9.4 mm. But this time, it is five times the normal,” said Ramesh, the director of the Indian Meteorological Department, Bengaluru.

“The pre-monsoon showers start on March 1. Usually, the rainfall is expected only for a couple of days in this month. But this year, it has rained for five times.

“The highest rainfall of 38 mm was recorded on March 16,” he added.

3 more days of rain

According to the India Meteorological Departments forecast, light rain will continue for three more days.

These pre-monsoon showers are usually expected in the afternoons, unlike the monsoon rainfall. The weatherman has also predicted heavy rainfall across Bengaluru on April 6 and 7.

Bengaluru received 45 mm of pre-monsoon rainfall in March. On Friday alone, the city received 4 mm of rainfall.

Last year in March, the city received 47.8 mm of rainfall, which was the highest pre-monsoon rainfall recorded in the last 10 years.

In March 2008, 59.8 mm of rainfall was recorded. However, the highest rainfall of all time that Bengaluru experienced (in the month of March) was 101.2 mm in 1981.

“The rainfall in the month of March is usually 9.4 mm. But this time, it is five times the normal,” said Ramesh, the director of the Indian Meteorological Department, Bengaluru.

“The pre-monsoon showers start on March 1. Usually, the rainfall is expected only for a couple of days in this month. But this year, it has rained for five times.

“The highest rainfall of 38 mm was recorded on March 16,” he added.

3 more days of rain

According to the India Meteorological Department’s forecast, light rain will continue for three more days.

These pre-monsoon showers are usually expected in the afternoons, unlike the monsoon rainfall. The weatherman has also predicted heavy rainfall across Bengaluru on April 6 and 7.

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