Belagavi Rain Be Prepared: Heavy Rain and Thunderstorm Alert in Belagavi District
Belagavi Rain: Belagavi District, brace yourselves for heavy rain and thunderstorms in the next 48 hours. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a warning predicting rains or thundershowers in 20 districts of Karnataka, including Belagavi, in the next 24 hours.
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As per our Weather Editor, The Echoes from the Doppler Weather Radar from Goa indicate the intensity of rainfall in the region. As per the readings, Rain/Thundershowers Over Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and Kerala are expected to continue for 3-4 days.
The IMD has predicted that isolated places over Bidar, Belagavi Rain, Bagalkote, Koppal, Kalaburgi, Raichur, and Yadgir districts of North Interior Karnataka are likely to experience rains or thundershowers. The southern part of the state, including Ballari, Bengaluru Rural, Bengaluru Urban, Chamarajanagara, Chikkaballapura, Chitradurga, Hassan, Kodagu, Kolar, Mandya, Mysuru, Tumakuru, and Ramanagara districts of South Interior Karnataka, may also experience rainfall.
GFS Map till 03.05.2023 Belagavi Rain
According to the latest information received from our weather editor, the GFS – 850hPa + Rainfall probability data suggests that the Belagavi district and Belgaum division in North Karnataka are likely to experience light rainfall in the coming days. As indicated by the Yellow Bands on the weather map, the rainfall intensity is expected to be low. However, it is still essential to stay vigilant and take necessary precautions during the rainy season. It is advisable to avoid venturing out during heavy downpours and to keep a safe distance from trees and electric poles to avoid any accidents caused by falling debris or electric shocks.
Belagavi Rain: IMD Map
The IMD has classified Belagavi and Belgaum Division in North Karnataka (Belagavi Rain) under Thunderstorm and Lightning, with a Yellow Subdivision color allotted to the region. This means the public should “Watch (Be updated)” from April 25th to April 27th. The intensity of the rains depends on the color bands on the map.
The IMD uses color codes to indicate the intensity of rainfall in various regions. The Yellow band in the weather readings, as seen in the Belagavi district and Belgaum division of North Karnataka, means that the public should “Watch (Be updated)” and be prepared for any changes in the weather conditions. It is essential to take necessary precautions and stay informed about the weather forecast to ensure the safety of oneself and others during heavy rainfall and thunderstorms.
No Heat Wave till next week: IMD
Additionally, the IMD has also issued a statement that no heatwave conditions are expected to prevail over the country for the next seven days till April 30th. While the southern states of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and Kerala are expected to receive heavy rainfall and thunderstorms for the next few days, the rest of the country will not be affected by heatwaves during this period. The IMD has advised the public to stay informed about the weather forecast and take necessary precautions to avoid heat-related illnesses during the summer months.
Belagavi has a history of flooding, and with the prediction of heavy rain and thunderstorms, it is essential to be prepared. The general public should take necessary precautions to ensure their safety during the rainfall.
Precautions to be undertaken by the Public during Belagavi Rain
Here are some instructions that can be followed by the public to be prepared for the Belagavi rains and thunderstorms:
- Stay informed: Keep a tab on the weather forecast through reliable sources like the IMD website or local news channels.
- Stay indoors: Avoid going outside unless it is absolutely necessary. If you need to go out, carry an umbrella or raincoat to protect yourself from the rain.
- Turn off electrical appliances: In case of heavy rainfall or lightning, it is advisable to turn off all electrical appliances to prevent any short circuits.
- Keep emergency numbers handy: Keep emergency numbers like ambulance, police, and fire department handy in case of any emergencies.
- Avoid driving through waterlogged areas: It is advisable to avoid driving through waterlogged areas as the depth of the water may be deceiving, and it can lead to accidents.
- Stay away from trees and electrical poles: During thunderstorms, avoid standing under trees or near electrical poles as they can attract lightning.
It is essential to take the necessary precautions during heavy rainfall and thunderstorms to avoid any unforeseen circumstances. The public should be vigilant and stay informed about the weather forecast to take necessary steps to ensure their safety.
The IMD along with the Weather Editor (Belagavi News) has predicted heavy rainfall and thunderstorms in the Belagavi district and other parts of Karnataka, and it is advisable to take necessary precautions to avoid any unforeseen circumstances. Stay informed, stay safe, and be prepared.
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