IMD sounds Red Alert in seven districts of K'taka till Aug 13

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IMD sounds Red Alert in seven districts of K'taka till Aug 13

IMD sounds Red Alert in seven districts of K'taka till Aug 13

Sc BH   ¦    Aug 10, 2020 10:12:12 AM (IST)

IMD sounds Red Alert in seven districts of K\'taka till Aug 13-1Mangaluru: The India Meteorology Department has signalled Red Alert from August 10 to 13 in seven districts pf Karnataka- Uttara Kannada, Udupi, Dakshina Kannada, Chikamagluru, Shivamogga, Hasan and Kodagu.

The IMD has predicted heavy rains in these districts till August 13.

Fishermen in the coastal belt of the state have been asked not to venture into the sea.

Meanwhile, Yellow Alert has been signalled in Kalaburgi, Bidar, Raichur, Yadagir, Chamarajanagar, Chitradurga, Mysuru and Tumakuru.

Kodagu district has already witnessed massive landslides, including the one in Brahmagiri near Talacauvery, where the chief priest of Talacauvery  temple and four others went missing. The rescue operation is still on.

Meanwhile, landslide along Charmadi Ghat has resulted in close of the route for a few days.