Mangaluru: Deputy commissioners of both Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts have declared holiday for schools on Friday June 8 and Saturday June 9. If students have already reached schools on Friday morning, teachers are directed to ensure that they return to their homes safely.
The meteorological department has predicted very heavy rain in Udupi and Uttara Kannada districts on Friday and Saturday. Dakshina Kannada district too will experience heavy rainfall during this period. The department said that it expects up to 200 mm rainfall in some places.
Coastal areas will experience blowing of wind from western direction with a velocity of 35 to 45 km per hour. At times the speed might go up to 50 km per hour, it said. As such, fishermen have been warned to be extra cautious. In the coming days, monsoon will intensify further. During the two days mentioned above, districts situated in south inland and north inland will also get heavy rain. Some districts to the south may get very heavy rainfall, it stated.