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Heavy rain in Chikmagalur district: Orange alert, holiday announced for schools

Heavy rain in Chikmagalur district: Orange alert, holiday announced for schools



Chikkamagaluru: A holiday has been announced for Anganwadis and schools in three taluks due to heavy rains in the district.

Holiday has been declared for Anganwadis and schools across Koppa, Sringeri Kalasa Taluk. Similarly, District Collector Meena Nagaraj has ordered to declare holiday in Jagar, Vastare, Khandya, Aldur and Avati hoblis.

Orange alert has been announced in Chikmagalur district due to incessant rain in many parts of the district.


The leave has been given keeping in mind the safety of the children in the background of the school being disturbed by the rains. Rainfall is heavy in Chikkamagalur, Koppa, Sringeri and NRpur are receiving heavy rain. River ditches are overflowing in many places.

Still, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday issued an orange alert for coastal Karnataka with heavy rain forecast in Dakshina Kannada, Uttara Kannada and Udupi districts till July 8. The Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Center (KSNDMC) said that the intensity of rainfall will reduce in the state after July 8. Monsoon is likely to continue till July 8, resulting in widespread rainfall in most districts. Ju. It is said that there is a possibility of rain in the state after 8.

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