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Boat service from Malpe to island suspended, monsoon conditions

Mangalore Today News Network

Udupi, May 18, 2018 : The boat service from Malpe tourist jetty and Malpe beach to St. Mary’s Island, a popular tourist destination, has been stopped with immediate effect till September 15 due to unusual monsoonic conditions.

A press release issued by the Malpe Development Committee on May 17, Thursday said that consequent to the unusual  monsoon conditions and strong currents,  no tourist boats or water sports boats will operate from Malpe to St. Mary’s Island till September 15. Boating activities are stopped during the monsoon as the sea is rough during this period.