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Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (SP)
Mangaluru, Jun 13: Most parts of coastal Karnataka and malnad regions have been receiving copious rainfall from early morning on Sunday June 13. The rain is expected to further intensify from Monday June 14 onward. Therefore, orange alert has been issued from till June 17.
Intensive rainfall has been experienced in coasal Karnataka from a week. In many places, roads and houses have been damaged and power supply has been severed.
Low-lying areas have been inundated. In addition to coastal districts, even north interior Karnataka districts are expected to get heavy rainfall till June 17.
The department has issued orange alert on June 16 and 17 for south interior districts like Hassan, Shivamogga, Kodagiu, and Chikkamagaluru districts. On other days, yellow alert will be in place.
C S Patil, director of the department, said that north interior Karnataka districts are likely to get heavy rainfall from Monday. Therefore, yellow alert has been issued there on June 14 and 15. Yadagiri, Vijayapura, Haveri, Gadag, Dharwad, Belagavi, and Bagalkot are the districts where yellow alert has been sounded.
Fishermen have been warned not to enter the sea for a week.