Mangaluru, Nov 23, 2017: It has been raining sardines at Ullal seashore since the past three days with people merrily taking bags full of sardines home to prepare their favourite fish curry or fish fries.
Since the past three days one happens to see heaps of sardines getting washed ashore at Ullal and also at Kaiko, Kilirianagar, Mogaveerapatna and Someshwar.
For the first time shoal of live sardines was noticed on November 19, morning. On Wednesday too the phenomenon has recurred much to the delight of locals.People have started coming from far off places too with bags in hands to take the fish home.
A similar incident of shoals of sardines getting washed ashore was reported five years ago. Locals feel fish that escape from the fishermen’s net rush towards the shore.