Kodagu: First rain of the year 2020 has been reported from Napoklu and the surrounding areas of the Kodagu district.
Napoklu, Betu, Palur and other villages received moderate rain fall on Saturday, February 1 evening.
The rain started at around 4 pm and continued till about 4.45 pm.
Coffee beans that were placed for drying were affected by the rains. Coffee growers expressed concern that this rain may result in early blossoming of the coffee flowers which is not good for the end product.