Mangaluru, Aug 26, 2019: Heavy rains that lashed the city today resulted in artificial floods at several places. In Kottara Chowki area was literally inundated. Water logging resulted in rain water gushing into several shops in the area. Vehicular movement was also greatly affected.
Locals point out that the failure to desilt the Rajakaluves in the area has led to this problem. There have been reports of flooding even in Sultan Bathery area and in Matadakani.