Karnataka Bengaluru News November 26 Highlights: The India Meteorological Department has forecast thunderstorm with lighting in Bengaluru Urban, Bengaluru Rural, Tumkur, Kolar, Chikkaballapura, Ramanagara, and Mandya districts later this evening.
As per a forecast issued at 4 pm, “Thunderstorm with lightning, with wind speed reaching 41 to 61 kmph accompanied with moderate spells of rain” is likely to affect these districts in the next three hours.
Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Wednesday said that the state government has taken measures to control the effect of Cyclone Nivar. “I have directed concerned officials to take necessary measures to control the effects of Cyclone Nivar in the state,” Yediyurappa said.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has sounded a yellow alert in Bengaluru Urban and Rural, Kolar, Chikkaballapur, Tumakuru, Mandya, and Ramanagara districts of Karnataka on Wednesday. “These districts are very likely to experience isolated heavy rainfall on November 26 and 27,” C S Patil, IMD Bengaluru Director said.