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Rain in and around city, damage to houses in districts, sea erosion

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, July 11, 2019: Heavy intermittent rain lashed different parts of DK and city through July 10, Wednesday.

The downpour contributed to a dip in mercury level and an increase in the water-level in the Nethravathi, Phalguni and Kumaradhara rivers in the district.


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Damage : Two houses were damaged at Kulavooru in Bajpe. The asbestos sheet of a house owned by Poojary flew off at Attepadavu. As a result, the walls of the house are damaged.

A huge banyan tree crashed down on the house of Raviraj Acharya in Ballaje in Kulavooru.

Heavy wind blew away the asbestos sheets of a building and damaged three cars at Kotekar Beeri Wednesday.  The asbestos sheet of Ambedkar Kaigarika Sangha was blown off by the wind and fell on a compound wall of a school located 100 metres away from the building. The sheets of three more shops also flew off and fell on the cars parked near the building.

In addition, sea erosion continued at Ullal – Ucchila areas. A tree fell on the Haladi Railway Station Road in Puttur and choked the movement of vehicles for some time. Another tree fell on a house at Karmala in Puttur taluk, damaging the kitchen and toilet of the house.

Udupi  :  Udupi district received an average of 122 mm rainfall in the past 24 hours.

As many as 19 cases of rain damage were reported in the district, including partial damage to houses and cattle sheds. A house and cattle shed belonging in Shiroor in Byndoor were partially damaged.

The rooftop of a house was also partially damaged. A shop at Kirimanjeshwar was damaged when a coconut tree fell on it. Houses in Jadkal village was damaged, following gusty wind.

In Udupi, a house belonging in Kadekaru was damaged due to heavy rain coupled with strong wind. In Kundapur, gusty wind and heavy rain damaged houses in Keradi, Kavradi, Kenchanur, Hombadi-Mandadi, Gujjadi, Holnadu and Hosuru villages.