Rainfall abated and the subsequent floods which had created havoc in Udupi and Dakshina Kannada districts on Sunday receded on Monday bringing some respite to people.
A statement issued by the Udupi district administration said that 1,064 flood-affected persons who were put up in 24 relief camps returned home on Monday. However, 137 flood-affected persons, including 75 women, from 30 villages continued to remain in seven relief camps.
It said that 67 houses were found damaged in the district on Monday. Of these, 36 were in Udupi taluk, 14 were in Kaup taluk, eight in Brahmavar, six in Kundapur and three were in Karkala taluk.
The statement said that some low-lying areas, especially those on the banks of the rivers in Udupi, Kaup, Karkala and Brahmavar villages, continue to be inundated. Vast tracks of farmland with standing crops continued to be under water.
Udupi Additional Deputy…