Karnataka rains updates: More Rain Likely Today In Coastal Karnataka, Relief Force On Alert: Mekunu, the commanding and the powerful tropical cyclone, is all set to hit the Deccan state, Karnataka, mainly on its coastal parts, on this Tuesday, which can result in flooding in the cities, like, Udupi and Mangaluru.
Strong winds uprooted trees and blew light structures off their turning point in the various cities and on the different villages in the coastal Karnataka.
Coastal Karnataka is all set to have and receive more rain today, the weather office announced the same.
Due to the city, Mangaluru will have heavy rain pounded, 375 kilometres from Bengaluru, and water will begin stagnating on the streets and entering buildings, some schoolchildren went home on orange hot-air balloon boats accompanied by the disaster management volunteers in their bright yellow helmets also.
The shopkeepers downed their shutters prior to the downpour. Many vehicles that tried to wade through the water got stuck; the drivers left them and go on.
Skymet, the private water forecaster, has forecasted that the Mekunu, a cyclone can hit Kerala in a day or two also.
Southern Oman and Yemen, has already witnessed massive rainfall, carrying winds reaching up to 185 kmph and killing 7 people in Yemen.
On Tuesday, teams of the National Disaster Response Force or NDRF fanned out across Mangaluru, spread their hands, in order to help those people who are in problem and also they help them to reach home safely.
The home ministry has told the NDRF which are to be on standby for bigger relief operations and if required, more teams will be sent to the coastal Karnataka also.
The photograph posted on social media by Mangaluru residents show muddy water entering homes as well as a large snake skimming on the water outside a house and swimming away toward the road where a group of people quite struggling in order to reach to their destination.
In the Dakshina Kannada and Udupi Schools and colleges will remain shut today, the deputy commissioners of both districts have ordered the same.
Students of a Mangaluru school who could not get out on time as the water level rose; in fact, people ride boats to cover the distance of the road.
Narendra Modi, the honorable Prime Minister of India, who is on a five-day three-nation tour of ASEAN members, post reaching Jakarta late on Tuesday evening tweeted that he has asked the authorities to make sure all possible help to the affected areas in Karnataka.
At Baikampady industrial area, the Water entered factories. The factory owners said they could run into big losses. Mangaluru and Bantwal taluks also affected badly.
In Udupi, a banyan tree fell on the road at Udyavar, which blocked the traffic. The strong winds also knocked down electric poles and hoardings. Some 130 buildings were damaged in Udupi district, though; residents are genuinely familiar with these kinds of situations anyway.
The heavy rain in the coast was due to well-marked low pressure over the south-east Arabian Sea, off the coast of Karnataka and north Kerala, and this is because of the onset of monsoon in Kerala, the weather office has told.