Mangaluru: Unexpected rainfall creates problems for farmers


Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (SP) 

Mangaluru, Dec 2: The sudden rain which appeared in most parts of coastal Karnataka on Sunday December 1 afternoon created problems for farmers. Many farmers said that the areca nut harvest laid out in the courtyard for drying got wet. In Kodagu, coffee is being harvested and the growers are facing the problem of drying the coffee. 

Mangaluru city also experienced rains during the evening. 

The meteorological department has predicted that the state might experience some rainfall during the next two to three days on account of movement of cyclone. The state has been experiencing cloudy weather since the last two days. On Sunday, Bengaluru and surrounding areas got good rain. As per the prediction, cold wind and scattered rainfall is expected in coastal region, as well as south and north interior Karnataka for two to three days.

 

The department has predicted heavy rainfall in Kerala for two days beginning Sunday. Yellow alert has been sounded for Ernakulam, Idukki, and Malappuram districts.

  

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  • Flavian, Mangaluru/Kuwait

    Mon, Dec 2 2019

    This type of abnormal rains creates havoc with farmers as the article has pointed out. Also, may result in spreading rain related viruses/deceases like, common cold, bacterial fever and other ailments due to sudden and change in the weather conditions.

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  • George, Mangalore

    Mon, Dec 2 2019

    Good news that itvrains even in December.
    Good to see, IMD is forecasting well inbtone to take precautions
    Now our friend will start telling....

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  • Cynthia, Kirem

    Mon, Dec 2 2019

    IMD predicted few days back....... Agree but did not warn yesterday again...... So, this prediction did not reach our farmers and to kadagu.. See the news... Rain was like drizzling type... not sufficient to reduce the heat... Thudam side wells got filled till half it seems because of the rain .... By the way, you didn't mention the name of this cyclone Georji sir!!

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