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Heavy rains in coast; 1 dead in lightning strike

Heavy rains in coast; 1 dead in lightning strike

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Nov 17, 2019: Heavy rains accompanied by strong winds, thunder and lightning lashed different parts of the coast on Saturday evening. A person named Vishwanath Naik (54)  of Karkala Erlappady lost his life in lightning strike.


In Pijakala area near Kadaba, strong winds have uprooted several arecanut, rubber and coconut trees.  The branch of a huge mango tree fell on the Uppinangady-Kadaba main road disrupting traffic for some time.

Arecanut trees and plantain trees suffered extensive damage in Kalmadka, Enmur, Pambettadi and Panja areas.

Heavy rains were also reported from Kollur, Karkala, Kumbhashi, Tekkatte and other areas.

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