Mangaluru: Incessant rains - Holiday for schools, PU colleges in DK district on July 9

Daijiworld Media Network – Mangaluru

Mangaluru, Jul 8: Due to widespread heavy rainfall in the district, as forecasted by the Indian Meteorological Department and the Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre, the Disaster Management Authority has declared a holiday for all Anganwadis, government, aided, and private primary, high schools, and pre-university colleges (up to 12th grade) in Dakshina Kannada district on Tuesday, July 9.

In addition to declaring a holiday, the following emergency measures have been implemented:

Potential flood and landslide-prone areas have been identified, and necessary precautionary measures have been taken.

  • The public and tourists are advised to avoid low-lying areas with water, lakes, riverbanks, and seashores.
  • Fishermen are advised not to venture into the sea for fishing.
  • Due to the heavy rainfall in the taluk, the public is warned to stay away from rivers, streams, and electric poles/wires.
  • To prevent potential damage, the public is urged to avoid dangerous situations and adhere to the advice and instructions of the district administration.
  • In case of any incidents or warnings related to natural disasters, the public should immediately inform the respective Panchayat or district local bodies.

For any issues related to natural disasters, contact the 24/7 district emergency services at the toll-free control room number 1077/0824-2442590.




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  • Sanath, Surathkal

    Tue, Jul 09 2024

    But Actually fun is getting drenched in rain while going to school.. miss those happy childhood memories of 1990's

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  • Rudolf Rodrigues, Mumbai-Mangalauru

    Mon, Jul 08 2024

    Biggest joke; this is unprecedented; unlimited fun n frolic times for the teenagers; looks like it's raining for the first time!!🤠🤠🙏

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  • Shanthi, Mangalore

    Tue, Jul 09 2024

    No in this rain children can understand how to go. Those who go by bus is so diffcult. U all can't understand.. The department is doing good to

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