A permanent solution to the city's flooding problem is sought

At a meeting of the Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC) on Saturday, corporators from the ruling BJP and Congress in the opposition addressed problems relating to the latest flash floods . The mayor alleged that people are inconvenienced due to a server issue over the last 15 to 20 days .

At a monthly general council meeting of the Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC) on Saturday, corporators from the ruling BJP and Congress in the opposition addressed problems relating to the latest flash floods and the harm that has flooded many houses in the city.MCC commissioner Akshy Sridhar ordered the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to carry out a joint investigation with MCC engineers and specialists from the National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK), to find a solution to the flooding on NH-75 at Kannur, on the outskirts of the city.Due to flash floods, several houses were damaged.Flooding was also recorded on the national highway and a hospital in the ward.

She said that flooding in Kannur has affected approximately 30 households.She demanded Rs 50,000 in damages for each of the ward's houses that were affected by floods.Due to rain in the area, eight houses have been severely damaged (category A), 31 houses have been severely damaged (category B), and 60 houses have been partially damaged (category C), according to Mayor Premananda Shetty.As a result, Congress corporator Praveenchandra Alva brought the council's attention to the fact that the city does not have service roads that intersect national nighways, as well as streetlights on the NH stretches, particularly on the Pumpwell flyover.

BJP chief Kiran Kumar demanded that temporary solutions be found to avoid road flooding in Kottara Chowki and other parts of the city.The city corporation also needs to upgrade the walls of rajakaluves (stormwater drains), according to Congress corporator Abdul Ravoof.In response, the mayor alleged that people are inconvenienced due to a server issue over the last 15 to 20 days.At a meeting recently, district-in-charge Secretary V Ponnuraj discussed the situation, he said.

Once the program is launched, it will be straightforward, he said.