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Small increase in water level at Thumbe May 13

Small increase in water level at Thumbe May 13


Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, May 14, 2016: It is reported that Water level at the Thumbe vented dam went up by four inches on may 13, Friday due to the rain in Thumbe, B.C. Road and Bantwal areas.


Thumbe vented An official of the MCC, Mangaluru City Corporation, water storage level at the dam stood at 4.4 ft on May 13,Friday against the maximum of 13 ft. The official indicated that rain across Dakshina Kannada on May 12,Thursday evening had not helped in resuming inflow in the Netravathi river course. Water level slightly went up mainly because of rain in the surrounding areas of the dam. But the level would drop again to 4 ft. after pumping.

Meanwhile, according to the office of DK DC, the district recorded 174.7 mm rainfall in 24 hours ending at 8 a.m. on May 13, Friday. Bantwal recorded 46.1 mm, Belthangady 30 mm, Mangaluru 21.3 mm, Puttur 19.8 mm, Sullia 18.4 mm, Kadaba 8 mm and Mulki 12.7 mm rain.


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Sushanth, Mangaluru Sat, May-14-2016, 7:30
The tanker supplying water to the city are earning a good profit due to shortage of water. The problems faced by the people have become the earnings to some in the city.
Henry D’Souza, Mangaluru Sat, May-14-2016, 7:20
In spite of rain the water problems is not solved completely. The rain must be poured for some more days to solve the problem
Rajeshwari S, Puttur Sat, May-14-2016, 7:10
The rain the city has brought relief to the people to some extent. Still the water supplied in the tankers itself.
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