Mangaluru, May 29, 2018: In view of the heavy rains the district administrations of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts have declared holidays for schools and colleges today and tomorrow. (May 29 and 30).
Press communiques in this regard have been issued by Dakshina Kannada Deputy Commissioner Sasikanth Senthil and Udupi Deputy Commissioner Priyanka Mary Francis.
Rain water is seen royally flowing right on the road in the absence of side drains at some places and also due to accumulation of silt in the existing drains.
Roads have turned into veritable pools right in front of the MCC office at Lalbagh, at Kapikad, Nantur, Attavar, Balmatta and under Padil railway overbridge. The situation is no different on the KS Rao Road and several other places.
In Urva Hoige Bazar drain waters have gushed into several houses. In Kulai too water has entered some houses and a shop. Smooth movement of vehicular traffic is also affected on the NH 66 at Pumpwell and Thokkottu due to the digging of trenches at several places for the flyover works. Buses could not proceed towards State Bank and Kankanady from Pumpwell area causing a lot of inconvenience to the general public.