Articles by H S Sudhira

Sudhira is a researcher with Gubbi Labs. He has a PhD from the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru. He has been studying cities and ecosystems using trans-disciplinary approaches.

Karnataka usually receives southwest monsoon from June to September, and then the northeast monsoon from October to December. Any depression in the Arabian Sea or the Bay of Bengal can also cause additional rainfall. But in the recent past, rainfall patterns have been inconsistent and we are seeing a higher number of extreme rainfall events. Rains this year have thrown life out of gear in many parts of the State, including Bengaluru. This calendar year, Bengaluru Urban district has received rainfall of 1128 mm to date. This is an excess of over 30% of the normal annual rainfall of 843…

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