Mangaluru, May 29, 2018: Water logging at Alake in Kudroli area of Mangaluru has become so grave that boats were used to ferry stranded people including school children.
Students of Alake Gujarati School too had a tough time as they could not get out of their school building due to water logging.Fire service personnel and members of the general public assisted the children
Baikampady Industrial Area in distress due to water logging
Heavy rains that have been lashing various parts of the city and its outskirts since Tuesday morning has caused artificial floods in Baikampady Industrial Area. Water has entered several factories resulting in huge losses.
Some factory owners have said that this was the first time that the situation has turned so grave in the past several years.
The failure of the authorities to clear up clogged side drains and to take sufficient precautionary measures after raising the heights of the road during concretisation has led to the present problem, opined many people.