Coastal Karnataka on red alert as heavy rains wreak havoc

The IMD has issued a red alert for the coastal and Western Ghats regions of Karnataka till the weekend.

BySouth First Desk

Published Jul 09, 2024 | 4:45 PMUpdatedJul 09, 2024 | 4:45 PM

Karnataka Coastal Region Red Alert IMD

A red alert has been sounded for coastal Karnataka even as torrential rains continued to batter the districts, disrupting normal life. Dakshina Kannada, Uttara Kannada and Udupi were among the worst affected districts. Four deaths were reported in Udupi in the past week. Besides providing relief materials, the district administration was working to shift stranded individuals to safety.

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