Bengaluru: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday predicted thundershowers at most places over coastal Karnataka, South Interior Karnataka and at isolated places over North Interior Karnataka.

Thundershowers are likely in Bengaluru city for the next 24 hours, the forecast added.

In the forecast report issued by the IMD at 3:10pm it stated that "Thunderstorm with lightning accompanied with light to moderate spells of rain/showers is likely at Bengaluru Rural, Bengaluru Urban, Tumkur, Kolar, Chikkaballapur, Ramanagara, Hassan, Chikkamagaluru, Kodagu and Dakshina Kannada districts in the next three hours."

Despite the heavy rains predicted, the department also observed the highest maximum temperature in Kalaburgi at 33.2 degree Celsius and the lowest minimum temperature of 15.4 degree-Celsius in Bidar on Friday.

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Meanwhile, Karnataka Revenue Minister R Ashoka said about 12,700 homes have been damaged and there are crop losses on 6.5 lakh hectares of land in North Karnataka due to the floods in October.