Trees, electric poles uprooted in Mangaluru

Source: DHNS | Published on 4th October 2021, 2:17 PM | Coastal News | Don't Miss |

Mangaluru: Rain coupled with gusty wind lashed various parts of Dakshina Kannada district late on Saturday night. The downpour has resulted in damages in Kavala Mudoor and Badaga Kajekar in Bantwal taluk.

More than 100 arecanut trees and over 25 electricity poles were uprooted following the gusty wind. Over 200 rubber plants, owned by Ravi Salian, were damaged at Badaga Kajekar. The compound wall of a house was also damaged at Nayila. Several houses were damaged in Uli village.

The district received an average of 29.7 mm rainfall in the last 24 hours. The DK district received a total of 3,201.3 mm rainfall since January this year. A total of 743 houses have been damaged in the district since April.

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