Heavy rain forecast for Dakshina Kannada and Udupi till Nov 16

04:22 PM Nov 15, 2021 | Team Udayavani |

Bengaluru: In its latest weather forecast, India Metrological Department has warned of heavy rainfall in Dakshina Kannada, Uttara Kannada, and Udupi districts at least till Tuesday.


Rainfall will continue in the coastal Karnataka and Malnad districts of Shivamogga, Chikmagalur, Hassan, and most of the districts of south Karnataka. Due to the incessant rainwater level in Suvarnavathi water reservoir in Chamarajanagar district reached the maximum level after 11 years. 900 cusecs water is being released from two crest gates of the reservoir.

Meanwhile, due to the heavy rainfall since last week in more than 14 districts of the state, four people have died and more than 15 houses collapsed in the state till date, IANS reported.

Incessant rains are lashing Mandya, Mysuru, Chamarajanagar, Chikkamagalur, Hassan, Kodagu, Chitradurga, Shivamogga, Davanagere, Dakshina Kannada, Udupi, Uttara Kannada districts and throwing normal life out of gear.

Four people, including a pregnant woman, died after a wall of a neighboring house collapsed due to rains in Hochi Boranahatti village of Chitradurga district on Sunday.


(With inputs from IANS)


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