Wed. Sep 28th, 2022

Numerous locations in coastal Karnataka have seen disruptions to daily life due to heavy rain. In the Dakshina Kannada district, there is an orange alert.
Heavy rains have also fallen in the Udupi and Uttara Kannada districts.

In the Dakshina Kannada district, schools and colleges have been closed as a result of heavy rain. Continuous rain caused several of the city’s highways to become flooded in Mangaluru.
The Mangaluru DC KV Dr. Rajendra claims that the situation is urgent and that severe downpours are anticipated to last for the next 48 hours. “Today is an orange alert and it has been heavily raining,” the DC declared. All schools and universities were closed because it was late.

In some areas, water has gotten on the roadways as a result of the recent heavy rainfall. No casualties have been recorded as of yet. The next 48 hours are likely to see a significant increase in complexity. It’s going to pour a tonne of rain.”

The DC then said “Everyone has been urged to keep an eye out for earthquakes, flooding, and landslides. Everyone has been made aware of the situation, including disaster management. The NDMA, SDRF teams, fire, and emergency personnel are all present. Although exact numbers have not yet been determined, the region has seen rainfall an average of 150 millimetres.

Yellow alerts have been issued by the Met department till July 4. It has been projected that Dakshina Kannada, Uttara Kannada, and Udupi districts would likely see thunderstorms with lightning, mild to moderate rain, and winds up to 40 kilometres per hour.

By adele rose

Adele Rose is the senior editor and employee of WGBS Pvt Ltd Digital wing.

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