Rains leave miseries in Dakshina Kannada, Udupi

Rains leave miseries in Dakshina Kannada, Udupi

The boulders dumped on the shore at Udyavara Padukere. DH Photo

Heavy rains which lashed Dakshina Kannada gave a break on Tuesday. However, it remained cloudy throughout the day.

A bridge which was constructed across Anekallu stream in Vittal washed away in the floods. As a result, water entered into arecanut plantation belonging to Kunhi Mohammed and destroyed about 300 arecanut trees and 60 coconut trees. The arecanut plantations belonging to Narayana Sapalya and Thaniyappa Sapalya too have been washed away in the floods.

On the other hand, the sea erosion intensified at Padukere in Udyavara Gram Panchayat limits in Katpadi. A concrete road near Pandarinath Bhajan mandir is likely to be damaged owing to the sea erosion. A retaining wall which was constructed by spending Rs 50 lakh has been damaged. 

A house belonging to Sundari was partially damaged in the rain at Chitrapu in Mulki. The house belonging to Gulabi was damaged when a tree fell on it at Badagulibadi.

Puttur received highest rains of 138 mm in the last 24 hours followed by Belthangady—135.2 mm, Bantwal—135 mm, Sullia—108.6 mm and Mangalore—62.8 mm.

The water-level of Nethravathi has gone up by 5 metres in Bantwal. The water-level of Nethravathi was 20 metres in Belthangady.

Heavy to very heavy rain would occur at isolated places over Coastal Karnataka in the next 48 hours, warned matereological department. The fishermen have been asked not to venture into see in the next 24 hours.

In Udupi

The rains which lashed the district for the last two days receded on Tuesday. As the drains were overflowing, all the wastes could be seen on the road. Owing to lack of drains, parking places remained inundated in Bannaje. A house was damaged when a tree feel on the house at Kurkal. The house belongs to Venkappa Achar. In the last 24 hours, Karkala received highest rainfall of 226.2 mm followed by Udupi—154 mm and Kundapur—53.6 mm. 

Several damages were reported in Kundapur taluk. The cement sheet of a house belonging to Sharada Poojary was damaged owing to the gusty winds.
The house belonging to Ashoka Basava in Tallur village collapsed due to rains. Another house of Prakash Hebbar in Nada village collapsed.

Shmbhavi river is overflowing in Hejamady and the agriculture land has been inundated. The low-lying areas in Adve, Ermal, Nandikur, Mudarangadi, Uchila, Muloor have been flooded.

The river water has entered a garage which is situated near Shambhavi river. As a result, two wheelers have been damaged.

Following the complaint from the villagers in Nandikur region that water mixed with coal is entering the farm land, environment officials visited the region.

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