Mangaloreans have a reason to cheer for it has bagged the 8th place on the clenliness index in India.

Out of the total 423 cities including 24 from Karnataka where the survey was conducted, Mysore has bagged the 2nd place while Bangalore has been pushed to 12th place. The other cities which find a place within 50 include Mandya (15), Bidar (22) and Udupi (43).

Bulk percipitation displays the combined effects of all water soluble components of precipitation. Dust from the earth's surface is commonly assumed to be alkaline; it is commonly reported in the literature as a constituent of the atmosphere and of precipitation.