Red Alert: IMD predicts heavy rain in Coastal Karnataka
Udupi, July 10, 2022: Heavy rain is likely to continue in Coastal Karnataka districts for a few more days. In its bulletin, on Sunday afternoon IMD issued a red alert till July 14 morning.
Udupi, Uttara Kannada, and Dakshina Kannada districts are likely to experience extremely heavy rain for the next three days.
Rain/thundershowers are very likely to occur at most places over Coastal Karnataka & rainfall is very likely to occur at most places over Interior Karnataka.
In the last 24 hours, Subramanya (Dakshina Kannada dt) recorded the highest rain. It received 21 cm of rainfall.
Very heavy rainfall amounts (in cm): Mulki (Dakshina Kannada dt) 20; Castle Rock (Uttara Kannada dt) 19; Mudubidre, Belthangadi (both Dakshina Kannada dt) 18 each; Dharmasthala (Dakshina Kannada dt), Bhagamandala (Kodagu dt), Jayapura (Chikkamagaluru dt) 17 each; Mani (Dakshina Kannada dt) 16; Kottigehara (Chikkamagaluru dt) 15; Karkala (Udupi dt), Sullya (Dakshina Kannada dt), Londa (Belagavi dt) 13 each; Mangaluru Airport, Puttur (Dakshina Kannada dt), Sringeri (Chikkamagaluru dt) 12 each
Heavy rainfall amounts (in cm): Udupi, Kollur (Udupi dt), Panambur (Dakshina Kannada dt), Balehonnur (Chikkamagaluru dt), Linganamakki (Shivamogga dt) 11 each; Siddapur (Uttara Kannada dt), Siddapura (Udupi dt), Mangaluru (Dakshina Kannada dt), Kalasa (Chikkamagaluru dt) 10 each; Kota (Udupi dt), Napoklu, Somwarpet (both Kodagu dt) 9 each; Gersoppa, Shirali (both Uttara Kannada dt), Virajpet (Kodagu dt) 8 each; Khajuri (Kalaburgi dt), Ponnampet (Kodagu dt), Sakleshpura (Hassan dt), Thalaguppa (Shivamogga dt) 7 each.
Fisheries Warning: Strong wind with speed reaching 45-55 Kmph gusting to 65 Kmph is likely to prevail over the Kerala-Karnataka coast. Fishermen are advised not to venture into the sea.
High Wave warning (issued by INCOIS Karnataka): High waves in the range of 3.5 – 4.0 meters are predicted from 5.30 pm on July 10 to 11.30 pm of July 11 along the coast from Mangalore to Karwar of Karnataka coast. Current speeds vary between 61 – 75 cm/sec.