Heavy rainfall: Declared schools holiday on July 27 in Dakshina Kannada
The Indian Meteorological Department has issued very heavy to extremely heavy rains alert in the Karnataka. Heavy rainfall: Declared schools holiday on July 27 in Dakshina Kannada.
For precautionary measure a holiday has been declared in Dakshina Kannada district for schools on Thursday, July 27. Dakshina Kannada deputy commissioners has been declared holiday for Anganwadi, primary and high schools, including government, aided and unaided private schools in district.
The Indian Meteorological Department has issued a red alert for Telangana from 25-27 July and has predicted heavy rainfall in the state. As per IMD, heavy to very heavy rainfall, with extremely heavy downpours forecasted from 25th to 27th July. The weather department in its forecast has also said localised flooding is expected due to heavy rains.
It has advised citizens to avoid areas prone to waterlogging and have also asked them to stay away from vulnerable structures. Due to rains, Telangana Education Minister Sabita Indra Reddy has declared holidays for all educational institutions in the state on 26-27 July. In Karnataka, an orange alert for heavy to very heavy rainfall of 115.6 to 204.4 mm is expected in Coastal Karnataka today i.e. on 26 July.
Moreover, Interior Karnataka is expected to experience heavy to very heavy rainfall on 25th, 26th, with continued very heavy rains in South Interior Karnataka on 27th July. Authorities have declared a holiday for Wednesday in all schools and colleges in the vulnerable regions after heavy rainfall battered the southern state, causing deaths and house collapse. In Kerala, the weather office has predicted thundershowers at most places till July 26.