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2 die in wall collapse; more rains predicted

Press Trust of India  |  Mangaluru 

Two persons died in a wall collapse at in district as heavy rains continued to lash the district and neighbouring places for the second day today, police said.

Sixtyfive-year-old Parvathi and her 11-year-old grandson died after the wall in their house collapsed last night, they said.

Low-lying areas in the city were inundated, throwing public life out of gear, they added.

Sources in the have predicted rainfall in the next three days

Heavy rains hit Mulki, Madanthyar, Padubidri, Punjalkatte, Venur, Bantwal, Suratkal, Subramanya, Kadaba, Karkala, Puttur, Uppinangadi, Belthangady and Guruvayanakere in the district.

In Udupi, the showers affected Hebri, Bajegoli, Kundapura, Brahmavar, Kaup and Shirva.

Many schools declared a holiday.

Schools in Moodbidri, Sullia and Beltangady taluks too announced a holiday owing to the rains.

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First Published: Sat, July 07 2018. 20:25 IST