Heavy rain continues to lash coastal districts

MANGALURU: Heavy rain continued to lash the coastal districts of Karnataka. In the 24 hours ending eight.30am on Friday, Kukkehalli in Udupi recorded the state’s easiest rainfall of 189 mm. Widespread moderate to heavy rainfall is most probably over coastal Karnataka up to 8am on Saturday.
In Dakshina Kannada, Padangadi recorded the easiest rainfall of 125mm throughout the similar length, whilst Kodkani recorded 113mm rain in Uttara Kannada.

Udupi recorded precise rainfall of 55.7mm, a departure of 17% from the normal of 47.5mm. Dakshina Kannada noticed precise rainfall of 72.8mm, the normal being 38.eight%, a departure of 88%, whilst Uttara Kannada witnessed a real rainfall of 29.8mm, a departure of -5% from the normal rainfall of 31.3mm.

The most temperature in Dakshina Kannada ending at 8am on Friday used to be 28.4˚C and the minimal temperature 23.1˚C. In Udupi, the maximum temperature used to be 29.2˚C and minimal temperature used to be 23 ˚C. Uttara Kannada recorded a most temperature of 27.nine˚C and minimal temperature 22.nine ˚C.

INCOIS Hyderabad has sounded a prime wave alert for the coast. High waves within the range of 3.5 – 4.4 metres are forecast at 5:30pm on Thursday to 11.30pm on Saturday, alongside the coast of Karnataka, from Mangaluru to Karwar. Current speeds range between 60-107cm/sec.

Gales, normally from westerly path, with speeds attaining 40-50 kmph gusting to 60kmph, are most probably alongside and stale the Karnataka coast. Fishermen are prompt not to mission into the ocean alongside and stale the Karnataka coast.

Road block: Traffic in Belthangady the town used to be disrupted for more than an hour after a tree fell across the road close to Vani College. The tree used to be later cleared off the street.

The roof of a faculty construction at Macchimale in Puttur Taluk used to be broken after a tree fell on it on Thursday night time. The faculty place of work and tiled roofs of two classrooms were broken because of it.

Body recovered

The frame of Ahmed Beary, 87, used to be retrieved from the river in Bantwal Rural police station limits on Thursday, two days after he used to be pulled away by way of robust currents within the canal at Banathapalke. Ahmed used to be chopping grass to feed his cattle when he used to be swept away.

Rainfall on Saturday: The district recorded 84mm rain within the closing 24 hours from eight.30am of Thursday. Belthangady taluk gained the easiest rainfall at 113 mm, with Mangaluru taluk receiving the least at 68mm. Bantwal, Sullia and Puttur taluks gained 83mm, 76mm and 81mm rain, respectively. Last 12 months, the district gained 69mm rain on the similar day.


The water stage within the Nethravathi river at Bantwal used to be 6.nine metres with the danger stage being eight.5 metres. The water stage of the Nethravathi river at Uppinangady and Kumaradhara river were smartly under the danger levels at 20 metres, each, with risk levels being 28.5 metres and 29.5 metres, respectively.


As on Friday, the district gained 347 mm of additional rainfall in comparison to closing 12 months, when rain used to be recorded at 967mm (closing 12 months till July 20, 620mm rain used to be recorded). The cumulative rainfall for the month of July is 1,217mm.


As against the normal rainfall of 2,393mm from January to July, the district has already surpassed it by way of 300mm at 2,690 till Friday. Last 12 months, the rain from January till Friday used to be 1,660mm, which is 1,000 mm lower than what the district gained up to now this 12 months.


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