Mangalore: Low-lying Areas Marooned as Incessant Rains Cause Floods
Daijiworld Media Network - Mangalore (VM)
Mangalore, Aug 11: Heavy rains lashed the district on Friday August 10, inundating many low-lying areas, houses and paddy fields.
Places like Panja and Ulya in Pakshikere received the a high amount of rainfall, and as a result several places were flooded. In low-lying areas water also entered the houses damaging property.
As many as 25 families in Ulya may be shifted as a precautionary measure.
Normal life was disrupted in Sankalkariya in Kinnigoli too which witnessed heavy rains. Several places were water-logged.
The local panchayats have taken the responsibility of providing relief to families affected by the rainfall.