Bengaluru: Heavy rains to lash several districts on Sep 20, red alert sounded in coastal region


Daijiworld Media Network – Bengaluru (JD/EP)

Bengaluru, Sep 19: Heavy rains coupled with thunder are likely to pound the state on September 20 due to low pressure in Bay of Bengal. As a result, red alert has been declared in the coastal and Malnad region of the state.

Heavy rains are expected in Udupi, Uttara Kannada and Dakshina Kannada districts from September 20 to September 22. As very torrential rain is likely on September 20 and September 21 in Chikkamagaluru, Hassan, Kodagu and Shivamogga district, red alert has been declared.

Yellow alert has been declared in Bagalakote, Belagavi, Haveri, Dharawada, Gadag, Koppala, Kalaburgi and most of the other districts on September 20 and September 21.


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Fishermen have been warned not to venture into the sea as wind with speeds of about 55 kilometres is likely to hit the coast.

Gabboor in Raichur and Mangaluru airport area experienced the highest rainfall of eight centimetres during 24 hours from 8.30 am of September 19. The rainfall in Mangaluru, Mani and Panambur was seven centimetres each. Rainfall in Moodbidri and Bhagamandala of Kodagu was five centimetres each.

Udupi district disaster management authority has issued Red alert in Udupi district on September 21 and September 22. Red alert has been declared both in Udupi and Dakshina Kannada for two days and yellow alert on September 23.

For any emergency, citizens may call toll free number 1077 or to 0820-2574802 for help.

The local administrations in the coastal region comprising Dakshina Kannada, Udupi and Uttara Kannada have been advised to be prepared to handle the situation.

 

  

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  • Cynthia, Kirem

    Sat, Sep 19 2020

    Abbabbaa... terrible rain... Rain which had to come in august ...got postponed due to the fear of corona... It's raining now just like aatida barsa... 🙏🙏🙏

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Sun, Sep 20 2020

    Cynthia, Kirem
    You remind me of "Dancing in the Rain" ...

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  • Cynthia, Kirem

    Sun, Sep 20 2020

    Jossey sir, you mean "rain dance'? Which movie? Or practically experienced one .....during your highschool/college days after coming out of theatre and walking to restaurants in rain without umbrellas?? I don't think so it's raining in Mumbai this much as in Mangalore/udupi/sastan..There may be mild showers right ?

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Sun, Sep 20 2020

    Cynthia, Kirem
    Dancing in the Rain (Lyrics by Hilary Weeks)
    It clouded over on Monday morning
    And I'd hoped to wake up to sunshine
    Come Tuesday I think I felt it
    A little raindrop on top of my head
    On Wednesday no mistaken it
    By Thursday no escaping it the storm had rolled in ...

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  • Cynthia, Kirem

    Sun, Sep 20 2020

    Jossey Sir, but I cant come on any days of the next week. No transport due to heavy rains you see. Poem is nice, lyrics are lovely... If you would have written, then it would have been marvellous.. Lan sir, definitely would have written an article on that... 😆😆

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