Heavy rains pound shore; electricity outages last | Mangaluru News


Mangaluru: The Red Alert issued for three coastal districts of Uttara Kannada, Udupi and Dakshina Kannada – continued on Wednesday with the area getting heavy to moderate rain, together with gusty winds such as on Tuesday affecting regular life. Widespread power outages continued because of tree collapse on Tuesday night in several regions of the shore.
From the shore, Uttara Kannada obtained the greatest rain at 100mm, followed closely by Dakshina Kannada in 76mm and Udupi in 63mm. The greatest rainfall in the country was listed at two areas at Supa taluk of Uttara Kannada – in Castlerock (314 mm) and 276 mm in Ramanagar.
The rain Uttara Kannada district obtained in the past 24 hours was 279percent more than the typical rain that the district listed to the day. In the same way, Udupi obtained 51% surplus rain and also for DK, it had been 123percent over the average recorded for the afternoon.
At the past 24 hours until 830am on Wednesday, Dakshina Kannada obtained an average rainfall of 88mm, together with Belthangady taluk getting the maximum at 123mm. The second was Puttur with 97mm. Sullia, Mangaluru and Bantwal taluks obtained 89mm, 51mm and 78mm of rain respectively.
The Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre bulletin stated large waves in the assortment of 3.5 – 6.1 metres were predict until 11. 30pm of Thursday across the shore from Mangaluru to Karwar. Strong wind with rates reaching 50-60 kmph was likely to prevail off and along Karnataka shore; the bulletin said warning fishermen not to venture to the sea. Widespread moderate to heavy rains associated with strong surface winds and sprinkled very heavy to exceptionally heavy rains was predicted over Udupi, Dakshina Kannada and Uttara Kannada districts.
Mescom, that bore the brunt of those clogs in Udupi and Dakshina Kannada on Tuesday, was trying to reestablish power in several locations and fix new electrical rods which were ruined in tree autumn. However, Wednesday also saw as many as 128 sticks being ruined in Dakshina Kannada alone.
Electricity outages on Tuesday day in several regions of Mangaluru was revived at 2am on Wednesday. Kumaradhara Bathing Ghat in Kukke Subrahmanya, that was under water in Tuesday lasted in order on Wednesday. But traffic wasn’t changed as one of the aged submersible bridges, three of these were replaced with bridges nicely above the waterline.


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