Fishermen warned against venturing into sea

Source: TOI | Published on 4th July 2020, 7:53 PM | Coastal News |

Mangaluru: In the 24 hours till 8.30am on Friday, Dakshina Kannada received an average of 100.6mm rainfall, with Bantwal and Mangaluru taluks receiving the highest at 131mm and 118mm respectively. The least was in Sullia at 72.5mm. Belthangady and Puttur taluks received 93.6mm and 82.4mm rainfall respectively.

According to KSNMDC, the highest rainfall of 255.5mm was recorded at Badaga Yedapadavu, Mangaluru taluk in the last 24 hours. Moderate to heavy rains is likely over coastal Karnataka.

The Met department sounded warning for fishermen not to venture into the sea observing that strong winds with speed reaching 50-60 kmph are likely to prevail over Southwest and West Central Arabian Sea till July 5.

KSNMDC forecast high waves in the range of 1.5-3.4 meters on Saturday along the coast of Karnataka from Mangaluru to Karwar.

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