Rain recedes with lot of damage

Rain recedes with lot of damage

A view of a marooned house and farmland of Taniyappa Naika at Kulkunda Colony in Subrahmanya.

With the rain receding in the district, the water-level in Nethravathi and Kumaradhara too declined, but a landslide on NH 75 at Valalu in Bajathooru village affected vehicular movement for one and a half hours.

Incessant rain with gusty winds the last two days has damaged crops in Thekkaru in Uppinangady. Over 300 arecanut trees of Subrahmanya Rao in Thekkaru has been uprooted. Tree fall damaged a house at Dambethadka. Houses were also damaged in Bajaru Janatha Colony.

Kumaradhara and its tributary are in spate. The Subrahmanya-Manjeshwara road remained inundated on Wednesday. A few houses still remained marooned in the region.

The confluence of Nethravathi and Kumaradhara at the Sahasralingeshwara Temple in Uppinangady on Tuesday night, for the first time since 2013 attracted a large number of devotees.

Officials on Wednesday surveyed the rain-affected areas.

Udupi district received an average of 111.3 mm in the last 24 hours.

The body of Shankar Poojary alias Manju Poojary who was washed away in rainwater was retrieved on Wednesday. In Karkala taluk, houses in Nadpalu and in Beluru were damaged.

In Udupi, houses in Perduru, Kidiyur, Badagabettu and in Katpadi were damaged.

In Kundapur houses were partially damaged at Hardalli–Mandalli, Hangluru, Japthi, Senapur and Beejadi.

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