Chief minister visits worst affected areas in Ullal

Wednesday, July 13th, 2022

Mangaluru : “We have asked an agency to test a new technology – sea wave breaker – in a kilometre along the shoreline. We will see the effectiveness of the new technology and take a call on it,” said the CM Basavaraj Bommai at Ullal. He was speaking to reporters after visiting Battapady, one of […]

Two-storey house collapses due to sea erosion near Uppala

Saturday, May 15th, 2021
Uppala Building

Kasargod : Kerala has reported major destruction to houses and other public properties as heavy rains and wind battered the southern state as the Cyclone Tauktae intensified further. As severe sea incursion disrupted normal life in the coastal areas, a two-storey house collapsed into the sea due to coastal erosion at Musodi in Uppala on […]

Nalin Kumar Kateel and U.T. Khader visits sea erosion area in Ullal

Saturday, June 15th, 2019
Nalin Kateel

Mangaluru : Nalin Kumar Kateel, Member of Parliament on Friday directed officials in-charge of sea erosion prevention projects in Ullal to expedite the process of assessing the damage resulting from sea erosion and payment of compensation to affected families. Chairing a meeting of officials from the Ports and Fisheries Department and the wing of the […]

Boulders laden tipper overturns near sea erosion area, driver managed to escape

Friday, June 16th, 2017

Mangaluru: A boulders laden tipper lorry overturned at Kaiko area over the stone breakwall on Friday, June 16. The tipper lorry transporting stones to Ullal breakwall. The driver lost control when the boulders were being unloaded and driver sustained injuries in the incident. After a house of woman was partly washed away, work of breakwall […]

Sea erosion washed away a house in Ullal

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017
Ullal sea erriction

Mangaluru : A house was partially washed away and ten houses are facing the threat of getting washed away due to sea erosion at Ullal. This has increased the concerns of poor families residing on the shore. The residents said the threat of further sea erosion still persists in the area. The house of Khairunnisa, […]

Minister Asks to Reserve Rs 5 Cr to Meet Emergency in Monsoon Season

Monday, May 29th, 2017
UT Khader

Mangaluru: UT Khader, Karnataka State Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister asked the concerned officials to submit a proposal to the state government to reserve Rs 5 crore funds to face any emergency condition which may arise following sea erosion during monsoon season. The minister was speaking in a meeting held at DC office […]

Kapu light house was merged in water due to sea erosion

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

Kapu: The famous tourist spot Kapu light house was merged in water due to sea erosion. The light house was built by British people on a boulder at the shore of Kapu beach. Now violent and high tides are lashing the light house. There is also a danger that’s posed as of the approach road […]

Rains lashed parts of Mangaluru on Wednesday evening

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

Mangaluru : Rains lashed parts of Mangaluru on Wednesday evening. With stormwater drains clogged, rainwater was overflowing on the roads, resulting in waterlogging. In the last 24 hours, Dakshina Kannada district received an average of 39.9 mm rainfall. This includes 53. 3 mm in Belthangady and 40.8 mm in Mangaluru. On the other hand, the […]

State Govt finally awakes to sea erosion menace in Coastal Districts

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013
Babu Rao Chinchanasur

Mangalore :  Addressing the press meet held in circuit house Mangalore on June 22nd, Babu Rao Chinchanasur, State minister for textile, Port and Inland transport disclosed that Govt has already sanctioned Rs. 50 Crores as a temporary allotment for the prevention of sea  erosion in coastal Karnataka, Specially Dakshina Kannada and Udupi R. Mohan, Director […]

Sea erosion intensifies in various places of Udupi district

Saturday, July 7th, 2012
Sea erosion

Udupi: Several places across the shoreline in Udupi district are facing problems due to acute sea erosion. The problem is grave  at Muloor near Kaup in Udupi District, near  Udyavara Padukere ; Kodi and Maravanthe of Kundapur taluk. In Kaup, the sea has advanced by 25 metres and several coconut trees have been uprooted. At […]