One dies in rain havoc, houses damaged

Tug of oar: A damaged boat is being pulled to the sea shore at Tannirbavi in Mangalore on Wednesday. DH PHOTO

According to sources, Atmika (4) drowned in a stream at Badagahithlu in Bappanadu of Mulki Taluk. Krithika, another child too fell in the stream but was rescued by the local residents and is recuperating in the hospital.

Boat damage

With the heavy winds on Tuesday night, a boat which drifted ashore, got capsized incurring a loss of Rs 20 lakh to the owner. Vipin, who was in the boat, jumped into the water and swam ashore.

 The boat ‘Ayyappa’, belonging to Shailesh, was anchored at Thota Bengre. The boat had returned from fishing following heavy winds on May 27. As there was no space in the port, it was anchored at Thota Bengre.  

The remains of the boat were found in Thannirbhavi beach on Wednesday morning.
Dakshina Kannada district has received an average of 57.2 mm rain. Mangalore taluk received the highest of 82.6 mm followed by Belthangady—53.6 mm, Puttur—53 mm, Bantwal—52 mm, Sullia—44.6 mm. The water level at Nethravathi river at Bantwal stood at 3.8 mt. The water level in Kumaradhara has reached 14 mt in Uppinangady.


Udupi district has recorded 71.33 mm rain in the last 24 hours. Udupi city recorded 58.8 mm, Karkala 74.8 mm and Kundapur registered 80.4 mm in the last 24 hours.
Two houses and a school were partially damaged in Kundapur taluk.

A house belonging to Manjunath Das in Hakladi village was partially damaged when a cashew tree fell on it.

A house belonging to Veronica Pais in Gulwadi village was damaged. The shed of Deepa Higher Primary School in Gujjadi was also damaged.

In Udupi taluk, a house belonging to Durgi in Udyavara collapsed.  Another house in Udyavara Kudrebettu, belonging to Tampa Poojarti, was damaged.

In Holalkere, Chitradurga district, lightning killed Tippeshappa (41) of Talikatte Wednesday evening when he was sowing maize seeds.

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