Downpour continues in C'magalur

 
plantation under water Several paddy fields and banana plantations were inundated at Balehonnur in Chikmagalur district on Saturday after the water-level in River Bhadra rised. DH photoIncessant rains have been intensified throughout the district on Saturday.

 In fact, the River Bhandra has inundated several fields in Balehonnur. A bridge connecting N R Pura and Valehonnur-Kalasa road too have been inundated, thus disrupting the movement of vehicles. A house in Hosuru collapsed.

As rains continued to lash Mudigere, as many as eight houses have been damaged in Halike village. The arecanut garden of Marasanige Suresh has been damaged.

In the last 24 hours, Chikmagalur received 12 mm, Joladal 32 mm, Aldoor 62.8 mm, KR Pete 22.4 mm, Athigundi 80 mm, Sangameshwarapete 55 mm, Byaruvalli 38.8 mm, Vasthare 36.4 mm, Malaloory 19.1 mm, Kalasapura 12.4 mm, Dasarahalli 10 mm, Mudigere 111.6 mm, Kottigehara 140.6 mm, Jaali 98 mm, Koppa 147 mm, Kalasa 104 mm, Hariharapura 128.8 mm, Kammaradi 114.4 mm, Basarikatte 121.4 mm, Jayapura 104 mm, NRPura 57.6 mm, Balehonnur 63.8 mm, Megaramakki 60.3 mm, Sringeri 144 mm, Kigga 219 mm, Kerekatte 196.2 mm, Kadur 6.5 mm, Birur 7.4 mm, Ajjampura 87.8 mm, Lingadahalli 33.2 mm, Udeva 25.3 mm, Rangenahalli 24 mm, Hunasaghatta 11.6 mm rainfall.

In Mudigere taluk alone, property worth Rs 6 crore has been damaged.
All the rivers are overflowing in the district.

Tarikere received 450 mm rainfall so far. The rainfall received is suitable for growing jowar and ragi. The sowing activities have gained momentum in the taluk.
Several falls have started roaring in Malnad amidst rocks, coffee plantations and forest.

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