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Heavy rains across coastal district, Red alert issued

Heavy rains across coastal district, Red alert issued

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, August 6, 2019: Heavy rains accompanied by strong winds, thunder and lightning across the district has disrupted normal life in several places. Holiday was declared for schools and pre-university colleges in Kadaba, Belthangady  and Puttur taluks on Tuesday following heavy rains.

Deputy commissioner Sasikanth Senthil on Tuesday declared ‘Red Alert’ in the Dakshina Kannada district for next two days, August 7th and 8th.

Heavy rains

In Bantwal, three houses were damaged due to rains.  Heavy rains in Subrahmanya area has resulted in disruption of electricity and telecommunication services. Even Belthangady, Ujire, Charmady and Dharmasthala areas are experiencing heavy rains.

Several places of Udupi district too have received heavy to very heavy rains.

Tree uprooted near Nanthoor

Mangaluru: Heavy rains accompanied by strong winds  have uprooted a  huge tree  near the Kandettu-Shaktinagar road near Nantur on Monday night.




The heavy rains have also resulted in land slip  and damage to roads at  places like Someshwara, Vittla Kolnadu, Kambalapadavu and Kotekani.

Charmady Ghat: Huge tree falls on road

Belthangady: Vehicular movement on the Charmady Ghat was obstructed for a few hours  during the early hours of Tuesday  after a huge tree came crashing down on the road.



This resulted in long queues of vehicles on either sides of the road. Social worker Charmady Hasanabba and  locals  swung into  action and  vacated the tree branches from the road.


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