Mangaluru: Unwarranted rain accompanied by thunderstorm and lightening lashed parts of Coastal Karnataka in the wee hours on Tuesday, giving slight relief to the people from the scorching heat while they are quarantined at home due to the country-wide lockdown due to the spread of Corona Virus.
Parts of Uttara Kannada and Udupi District witnessed heavy rain and thunderstorm in the wee hours on Tuesday.
Bhatkal received heavy rainfall in Uttara Kannada District while Manki, Honnavar and Murdeshwar in the District also witnessed early morning showers and thunderstorm on Tuesday.
In Udupi District, reports of heavy rainfall and thunderstorm were received from Shirur, Byndoor, Bengre and parts of Kundapur, Tarasi were also received.
The meteorological department has predicted more rainfall on the coastline over the next 24-hours and has also predicted heavy – mild rainfall in parts of Dakshina Kannada including Mangaluru and Suratkal.