Rain hits normal life in Belagavi, Uttara Kannada

Rain hits normal life in Belagavi, Uttara Kannada

Drizzling was reported in the districts of Uttara Kannada, Belagavi and Dharwad, owing to cyclone Ockhi on Tuesday.  

Rain accompanied by strong winds was reported since morning in Karwar. There was drizzling in Bhatkal, Kumta and Haliyal.

High tides and strong winds were seen in the sea, which resulted in fishing boats remaining anchored off the harbours.

Water gushed up to three feet into the beaches at Gokarna and Tadadi. Tourists were advised not to venture into the sea.

A house was partially damaged at Karki in Honnavar taluk, Uttara Kannada district. Drizzling was reported in many places of Belagavi district as also the twin cities of Hubballi-Dharwad.

In Belagavi city, cloudy weather was witnessedsince morning. The day-time temperature dropped to 19 degrees Celsius. People reported to work behind schedule, while markets appeared dull due to the less number of customers.

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