There are no signs of a respite for coastal Karnataka as heavy rainfall is expected over the next 48 hours. The Department of Meteorology has issued an alert of heavy rain over the Malnad region.
Heavy rains are also expected in the Central and North Karnataka districts.
Rainfall Forecast: Widespread moderate-HR with isolated places VHR over Coastal region. Fairly widespread-wide spread light-moderate rains & with isolated places HR likely over Malnad region & parts of NIK region. Isolated-scattered light-moderate rains likely over SIK region. pic.twitter.com/qzNmo7o50O— KSNDMC (@KarnatakaSNDMC) August 9, 2020
Heavy rainfall warnings for Udupi, Dakshina Kannada and Uttara Kannada districts have been issued by the State Natural Disaster Management Centre.
However, Bengaluru Urban and Rural, Davanagere, Ramanagara and Chitradurga are likely to experience moderate rains.
BBMP Rainfall Forecast: Fairly widespread to widespread light to moderate rains likely over BBMP area pic.twitter.com/AvwE7GG1ud— KSNDMC (@KarnatakaSNDMC) August 9, 2020
The forecast for the next 2 days (ending at 8.30 am on August 11) is: “Isolated to scattered light to moderate rains likely over BBMP area.”
Meanwhile, the water level has increased in the Sonna barrage in Kalaburagi district, following continuous rainfall.