Bengaluru receives 1,133mm rain till September; exceeds average annual rainfall
The average yearly rainfall quota of the city is 980mm.
However, Bengaluru didn't receive much rain earlier this year as nearly 64%, or 728mm, of the rainfall was recorded between August and September.
Bengaluru receives increased rainfall this year
Data shows rainfall in line with Bengaluru's pattern
India Meteorological Department said Bengaluru recorded a rainfall of 320mm between January and May.
However, the city received scanty rains from June to July.
But between August and 19 September, Bengaluru witnessed a more-than-average spell of rain, which includes the record-breaking 129mm rainfall on 14 August.
IMD said the 728mm rainfall is normal, considering the city's pattern of receiving most rain in August-September.
Vigorous spells of rainfall: IMD Bengaluru Chief
Head of India Meteorological Department's Bengaluru Centre, Sundar M Metri, stated: "South-interior Karnataka, which includes Bengaluru, received vigorous spells of rainfall this year. Prolonged dry spell since last year and other changes in the weather pattern resulted in heavy rainfall."