IMD forecasts heavy rains in south, interior, coastal K'taka in next 4-5 days

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IMD forecasts heavy rains in south, interior, coastal K'taka in next 4-5 days

IMD forecasts heavy rains in south, interior, coastal K'taka in next 4-5 days

SC AN   ¦    Aug 04, 2020 09:20:52 PM (IST)

IMD forecasts heavy rains in south, interior, coastal K\'taka in next 4-5 days-1Bengaluru: The IMD, on Tuesday, August 4, forecast heavy rains in various parts of the state.

In a press release, the IMD stated that there would be isolated very heavy to extremely heavy rainfall is likely over the south, interior and coastal region of Karnataka during the next four to five days.

Meanwhile, over the past two days, heavy rainfall along and gusty wind have been reported in the coastal and Malnad regions of Karnataka.

A flood threat has also been created in the Kodagu district after the Brahmagiri range reported 170.5 mm rainfall in the last 24 hours.

Heavy rains and winds in the Mangaluru, Udupi and Bantwal taluks caused many trees and electric poles to be uprooted. Heavy rainfall was also reported in the Chikkamagalur district of the Malnad region.