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Heavy rains lash U-K district

Bengaluru, July 06, 2016, DHNS: 0:03 IST
A house houses faces threat due to the flood in Aghanashini river in Karkkimakki of Kumta taluk of Uttara Kannada district.
Heavy rains lashed Uttara Kannada district affecting movement of National Highway-66 for a while.

Bhatkal, Kumta, Ankola, Karwar, Sirsi, Siddapur received rains since morning. With heavy rains in catchment areas, the inflow into Supa reservoir increased to 13,178 cusecs. The dam has 527.55 metres of water against the maximum of 564 meter. The executive engineer of Kali Hydel Project has warned people living on the river bank. In the last 24 hours, Uttara Kannada district has received 877.4 mm of rain. A hillock by the side of NH-66 near Ramatheertha turn in Honnavar taluk caved in, affecting movement of vehicles.

Belagavi and Khanapur taluks continued to receive intermittent showers on Tuesday. Villages on the western side of both Belagavi and Khanapur taluks received heavy downpour.

Though the coastal districts of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi did not receive heavy rains, the Dakshina Kannada district recorded 81.6 mm of rains on Tuesday.

While Belthangady received a maximum of 112.4 mm rains throughout the day, Bantwal received 97.2 mm, followed by Mangaluru (70.3 mm), Sullia (70 mm) and Puttur (58 mm) taluks. The water-level at Nethravathi river in Bantwal stood at 6 metres while it was 20 metres. Udupi district received 108.7 mm rainfall on Tuesday. The sea erosion at Maravanthe has become grave and the turbulent waters of the sea are hitting the national highway which is passing alongside the coast.

The water level in river Cauvery went up following copious rains in Kodagu. The water level in Harangi reservoir went up by three feet in the last 24 hours.

Moderate to heavy rains continued to lash several parts of Shivamogga district. Shivamogga, Hosanagar, Sagar, Thirthahalli, Bhadravathi, some parts of Shikarpur and Sorab received good spell of rains in the morning. Water level in Bhadra dam rose to 131.2 feet against the maximum level of 184 feet.

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