Red Alert in DK, DC Announces Holiday for Schools and Colleges on August 7
Mangaluru: The district administration has declared a holiday on August 7 for schools and colleges owing to heavy rains.
According to the Indian Meteorological Department, from August 5, there is heavy rainfall in Coastal Karnataka and property have been damaged. Due to the heavy rains, the water level in the rural and low lying areas is expected to increase. Heavy rainfall in the coastal areas for the next 48 hours is predicted by the Meteorological Department.
Keeping in mind the safety of the children, Deputy Commissioner Sasikanth Senthil has announced a holiday for schools and colleges, including degree colleges on August 7. Fishermen have also been warned not to venture into the sea as there will be heavy winds. DC Sasikanth has also requested tourists not to visit the beaches during these days.
For any assistance or emergency help, a Control room has been set up and the contact number is 1077 or WhatsApp no: 9483908000