Weakened Cyclone Nivar Set to Brush Previous Bengaluru; Heavy Rains Forecast, Yellow Watch Issued | The Climate Channel – Articles from The Climate Channel


File photo of rains in Bengaluru this month (Syed Asif / BCCL, Bengaluru)

File photograph of rains in Bengaluru this month

(Syed Asif / BCCL, Bengaluru)

Wednesday, November 25, 00:00: The landlocked capital of Karnataka, Bengaluru, hardly ever witnesses the fury of nature originating over the big oceans. But, the impression of such climate phenomena affecting the southern peninsula usually adjustments the native climate patterns over the backyard metropolis. This week, nonetheless, Bengaluru lies on the trail of an incoming storm, which intensified right into a cyclone named Nivar on the early hours of Tuesday.

Cyclone Nivar—the second cyclone to kind over the Bay of Bengal this yr after Tremendous Cyclone Amphan in Might—is ready to make landfall over Tamil Nadu coast close to Cuddalore on Wednesday night as a Very Extreme Cyclonic Storm. The affect of the approaching system can already be felt throughout Tamil Nadu and components of Southern Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka when it comes to elevated wind pace, remoted rains and partly cloudy climate circumstances.

Happily for Bengaluru, cyclones are inclined to weaken quickly after landfall because the ocean warmth and moisture feeding the system is cut-off. Due to this fact, the devastating winds {that a} cyclone carries is not going to be hampering Bengaluru. But, the backyard metropolis has been stored beneath a yellow look ahead to Wednesday and Thursday by the India Meteorological Division (IMD), which means to ‘be up to date’ concerning the hostile climate circumstances.

Rainfall accumulation forecast for Southern Peninsula over 24 hours till Wednesday night (TWC Met Team)

Rainfall accumulation forecast for Southern Peninsula over 24 hours until Wednesday night time

(TWC Met Group)

Together with Bengaluru, different districts like Chamarajanagar, Chikkaballapur, Hassan, Kolar, Mandya, Mysuru, Ramanagara, and Tumkur are additionally beneath yellow alert for the following two days. The first purpose for the alert is the potential of heavy rainfall within the vary of 60-120 mm on these two days. As per the IMD forecast, widespread rainfall with remoted heavy falls is feasible throughout South Inside Karnataka on Wednesday and Thursday.

The regional met centre in Bengaluru has forecast a usually cloudy sky with average rain over Bengaluru all through this week until Friday. Temperatures have stayed regular to marginally above regular in Bengaluru this week with a minimal of 18°C and a most of 28°C. Related climate patterns could prevail until Thursday, whereas the circumstances would possibly flip hotter over the weekend.

The post-monsoon season has been unusually wet for Bengaluru this yr with a number of spells of heavy rainfall in each October and November. The town has recorded practically 20% extra rainfall since October 1 and most of this cumulative determine of 232 mm have been recorded on simply three days of heavy rains. The meteorological subdivision of South Inside Karnataka as a complete has obtained 5% lesser-than-normal rainfall this post-monsoon season.


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