Karnataka rains News
The coastal districts of Dakshina Kannada, Uttara Kannada and Udupi have been given red alert for Thursday. Orange alert has been issued to Chikkamagalur, Kodagu, and north Karnataka districts Belagavi, Bidar and Raichur on Friday. Yellow alert has been issued to Bagalkot, Dharwad, Gadag, Haveri, Kalaburagi and other places till Sept 11.
IMD predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall over Tamilnadu, Puducherry and Karaikal on November 24 and 25. The death toll in rain-related incidents in Andhra Pradesh touched 33. IMD predicted more rainfall in Karnataka, state authorities are on high alert to face any situation emerging out of copious rainfall.
The state government has opened 104 relief camps across the flood-hit areas where 3,810 people are staying. According to the information received, a majority of rivers in the state are in spate for the last few days. Since August 1, at least 19 people have lost their lives and 63 head of cattle have died in rain and flood-related incidents.