Neelam impact : DK, Udupi gets heavy rainfall

4:31 PM, Saturday, November 3rd, 2012

rainMangalore :  Various parts of Dakshina Kannada, Udupi and Uttara Kannada districts received good rainfall  since Friday evening, due to the impact of cyclone  Neelam that hit the Tamil Nadu coast on Wedensday..

Mangalore also experienced heavy rainfall on Saturday morning and the weather continues to remain gloomy.

Farmers were the worst  affected due to the untimely heavy rains. Several houses too have been damaged. Several trees were also uprooted  at several places in the district due to strong winds.

The sudden change in weather has also affected the health of the coastal people with many queuing up before doctors’ clinics for treatment of viral fever and other vector borne diseases.

If Bantwal received 15 mm rainfall in the past 24 hours,  Puttur received   23  mm, Sullia 34 mm and Mangalore 35.5 mm rainfall.

 

 

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