Moderate rain in Kodagu, Dakshina Kannada districts

Moderate rain in Kodagu, Dakshina Kannada districts

Kodagu district experienced showers on Monday. Madikeri, Bhagamandala, Moornadu, Sampaje, Somwarpet, Virajpet and Shanthalli received moderate rain.

The water level in Harangi reservoir stood at 2,858.04 feet. The inflow of water was 2,745 cusecs and 1,000 cusecs water was released into the river.

Intermittent rain lashed the Dakshina Kannada district. The sky remained overcast throughout the day. In the last 24 hours, the district has received 32.9mm rainfall. Mangaluru taluk received the highest of 46mm followed by Bantwal (43.2 mm).

The coastal areas of Uttara Kannada district received heavy rains. However, the showers were moderate in Malnad and semi-plain regions of the district. Rain intensified in Bhatkal, Honnavar, Kumta and Ankola taluks. The rains were moderate in Sirsi, Siddapur, Yellapur in the Malnad region and Haliyal and Mundgod in the semi-plain region of the district.

Boats from Goa are anchored near the Baithakol port, due to strong winds in the Arabian Sea.

Heavy rains accompanied by strong wind lashed the malnad region on Sunday night. Durga Parameshwari temple at Melusunka village in Hosanagar taluk was partially damaged as a tree branch fell on it. Even the idol of the deity was damaged. Similarly, a garage at Kargal in Sagar taluk was damaged when the branch of a tree fell on it.

Moderate to heavy rains lashed malnad region on Monday. In the last 48 hours, Hulikal received rainfall of 51 mm, followed by Mastikatte (44 mm), Yadur (28 mm), Thirthahalli (13.80 mm), Sagar (12.60 mm), Hosanagar (11 mm) and Shivamogga 2.20 mm. Water level in Linganamakki dam rose to 1786.20 feet against the maximum level of 1,819 feet.

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