Karnataka: A man died in Udupi after falling into an overflowing waterfall. The state for the past few days is witnessing heavy rainfall. Torrential rains have pounded various parts leading to waterlogged roads and a surge in the level of rivers. Dakshina Kannada and Udupi are affected due to incessant showers as the water-level in many rivers in the region continues rising and submerging low-lying areas.
According to the officials, the water levels in Nethravati, Phalguni and Rivulets in many parts of DK district are posing threat to people living near the river banks. Meanwhile, a few families have been shifted to safer places in Bantwal taluk to avert any mishappening.
Schools in several taluks of DK and Udupi districts remained closed on Monday as authorities declared holidays. Meanwhile, the Meteorological department has predicted moderate to heavy rains in coastal Karnataka till July 27.