'Mangalore Dasara' celebrations also known as Navaratri began at the Gokarnanatheshwara temple in the Mangaluru city on October 17. Devotees thronged to temple on the first day to offer prayers. Famous 'tiger dance' was also performed on the occasion.
A prototypical robot has been designed by a student from Mangaluru, Sarthak S Kumar. The unique robot is likely to be boon for farmers. It collects readings from a field, such as details about soil moisture, temperature and humidity. Kumar said, "This system will enable farmers to choose the right crop for cultivation."
Indian Coast Guard warns fishermen and merchant vessels in West Central Bay of Bengal on Thursday. ICG asked vessels and fishermen to return to harbor as soon as possible as a low-pressure area is developing over Bay of Bengal. IMD has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in West Bengal over the coming few days. Teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been deployed in the state. Watch the full video for more details.
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India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued orange alert in Hyderabad, as the city continue to witness heavy rainfall. "Yesterday night, Hyderabad city had received heavy rainfall from thunderstorm, we are monitoring Hyderabad in high priority. Monsoon is very active here, we have new system forming over east central Bay of Bengal during next 24 hours, it will move west or north-west. Costal Andhra Pradesh, South Odisha and Telangana are under over monitoring 24*7, we have given orange alert for heavy to very heavy rainfall," said Senior Scientist, Rajendra Kumar Jenamani. Several people have lost lives in Hyderabad as heavy downpour triggered flood-like situation in Hyderabad.
Delhi's air quality to remain 'poor' for coming three days, said senior scientist of India Meteorological Department (IMD), Rajendra Kumar Jenamani."Air quality of Delhi today is better than Thursday. On October 15 pollution level had dipped to 'very poor'. Due to winds, it has been improved to 'poor' category," said IMD scientist.
All 13 gates of Tawa Dam have been opened following heavy downpour in Madhya Pradesh. The water level in Narmada River has also reached above the danger mark. People are advised to stay away from river..
Several houses in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri were partially damaged due to heavy rainfall in the district. Landslide also occurred in some areas. While speaking to ANI, a local said, "Due to rainfall..