Mangaluru, July 4, 2020: Normal life was thrown out of gear as heavy rain under the influence of South East Monsoon started lashing coastal districts including Dakshina Kannada on Saturday.
The water -level in River Nethravathi, Phalguni, and Kumaradhara too has increased. The district administration has warned the people living on the banks of the river to remain cautious.
With the increase in the inflow of water in the Phalguni river, Maravoor vented dam is full and water is released into the river.
Owing to lack of stormwater drains, waterlogging of the roads inconvenienced the motorists at KS Rao Road, Pumpwell, Bejai, and other areas.
The Met department sounded a warning for fishermen not to venture into the sea observing that strong winds with speed reaching 50-60 kmph are likely to prevail over Southwest and West Central Arabian sea till July 5.