Mangaluru, Mar 13: It’s one more list that the coastal district of Dakshina Kannada tops in the State, but this time, it has brought in with it misery for the citizens here.
Both the Indian Metrological Department (IMD) and the Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC) concur that past couple of weeks had higher-than-normal temperatures in Dakshina Kannada and surrounding areas.
On Sunday, March 12, the highest average maximum temperature of 40.6 Deg C was recorded at Kadaba, Dakshina Kannada district, according to KSNMDC.
Panambur in Mangaluru recorded the highest maximum temperature of 39.6 degrees Celsius on Saturday, March 11.
The bulletin stated that heat wave conditions are likely in isolated pockets over Coastal Karnataka districts. Maximum temperature in the range of 39˚C to 40.60˚C recorded in some parts of DK and UK districts, it added.
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