Heavy rainfall red alert issued: Holiday announced for Schools and Colleges

Heavy rainfall in many places across the Karnataka. Especially in the coastal districts like Udupi and Uttara Kannada, along with the rain, landslides are occurring in many places.

Heavy Rainfall in many places across the state of Karnataka. Especially in the coastal districts like Udupi and Uttara Kannada, along with the rain, landslides occurring in many places. A holiday has been declared for some taluks as the India meteorological department has declared a red alert. Heavy Rainfall red alert issued: Holiday announced for School and Colleges.

Heavy rainfall in many places across the Karnataka. Especially in the coastal districts like Udupi and Uttara Kannada, along with the rain, landslides are occurring in many places. District Collector Gangubai Mankar has issued an order to declaring holiday on July 5 for schools and colleges in Kumta and Honnavar taluks in the coastal part of Uttara Kannada district in the wake of heavy rains.

Heavy Rainfall red alert issued: Holiday announced for School and Colleges
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The India Meteorological Department has already given notice that there will be heavy rain in the district for three more days. In Kumta taluk of the district, there has been heavy rain today and due to the forecast of heavy rain tomorrow too, only schools and colleges in Kumta taluk of the district have been given holiday.

In the rural areas of Honnavar taluk, Gundbala and Bhaskeri rivers overflowed and created a flood situation. A care center has been opened in the rural part of Kumata Honnavara. A holiday has been announced for schools and colleges July 5 as a precautionary measure against the background of red alert for this part. Not only in Uttara Kannada, but also in Udupi district had heavy rainfall.

It is continuously raining in Byndur, Kundapur and Brahmavar taluks. As per the forecast of the India meteorological department, as the intensity of rain is likely to increase, a holiday has been declared for the schools and colleges of these three taluks as a precautionary measure on July 5, Friday.

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Heavy Rainfall red alert issued: Holiday announced for School and Colleges
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Anganwadi, Primary, High School and Pre-Graduate College students announced a holiday on Friday, Kundapur Sub Division Assistant Commissioner Rashmi SR said. But it is not available for Diploma, Engineering, ITI, Graduation and Post-Graduation colleges.

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On this occasion, the district administration has advised the public to take necessary precautions due to increased rainfall. Neighbours have also made arrangements to come to the aid of concerned people. It has been warned not to go fishing and not to go to beaches.

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