Bengaluru ‘shivers’ at 23 degrees: Citizens take pride, netizens envy | Bengaluru

Whereas northern components of India have been reeling beneath a extreme heatwave, a number of components of Bengaluru obtained showers and chilly climate endured within the metropolis. Many voters have been even seen sporting jackets in Could. Bengaluru recorded the second coldest day in Could within the final 50 years on Thursday. The final time town recorded a colder day in Could was on Could 14, 1972.

The Bengaluru Climate’s Twitter account in contrast the Karnataka capital’s temperatures on Friday to a number of hill stations like Mahabaleshwar, Shimla and Srinagar and located that Bengaluru was the coldest of all of them.

Different metropolitan cities of the nation like Delhi and Hyderabad recorded temperatures like 42 levels and 34 levels respectively, whereas Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai recorded 32 levels Celsius temperature on Friday.

Bengaluru summer season rains have damaged a pair data already, after town recorded the bottom temperature in Could previously 10 years on Wednesday, in keeping with the info launched by the Bengaluru chapter of the India Meteorological Division (IMD) and recording its wettest April in seven years final month. 

Climate forecasts for town present possible rain for the following few days, whereas remoted showers, hailstorms, quick winds, thunderstorms and lightening have been a standard sight within the metropolis because the starting of the month. Residents took to Twitter to share memes and posts concerning the polarising change in climate within the north and within the Backyard Metropolis.

One Twitter consumer wrote: “Bengaluru – Solar nonetheless serious about whether or not to return out and provides Darshan or not! Bengaluru was like Ooty day earlier than, yesterday we have been like Minneapolis. Immediately, like Seattle with out rain!”

One other netizen by the deal with Payal Kamat shared: “Folks dwelling in Bengaluru and complaining about site visitors within the present 22 levels climate, come to Delhi da…Sit on this 43 diploma & ‘zoom previous’ town okay, and in case your cab cancels or AC feels futile, you can too get a style of what it feels wish to be a tandoori momo.”

To a query asking how folks fight warmth in pure methods, a resident of town replied: “We in Bengaluru simply complain about it for two days and the rain Gods maintain the remaining.” 

Whereas most residents loved the break from scorching warmth, not all have been fairly on the identical web page. A Twitterati shared a message saying: “Simply wayyy an excessive amount of rain forecast for #Bengaluru! Whereas we could go gaga over the cool temperatures in Could, it’s nonetheless technically summer season! No clear skies for days on finish just isn’t an excellent signal! Want some sunshine.”

Whereas the perks of a nice climate are extra clear than ever, town’s premature rains have additionally finished a lot injury to it is already poor infrastructure by uprooting timber, electrical poles, inflicting energy outages, and even deaths by electrocution, whereas waterlogging, flooding and site visitors congestions have disrupted on a regular basis life actions.


The unseasonal showers have even brought on vegetable costs to shoot up, and hit a number of companies equivalent to road distributors because of flooded roads, whereas they’ve additionally sparked severe considerations for the protection of residents, with potholes turning into a deadlier demise lure when they’re crammed with water. The notorious potholes of town have taken many a life previously.

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