Rain blesses parched dist

Rain blesses parched dist


Kollegal, Yalandur, Gundlupet and Chamarajanagar taluks experienced torrential downpour accompanied by lightning and thunder.

It began around 8 pm on Tuesday night and continued to pour till 11 pm. The rain that continued again on Wednesday morning threw normal life out of gear.

Majority of the roads were seen stagnated with rain water, but there was no damages reported so far.

There were incidences of falling of tree branch on an autorickshaw at Basaveshwara nagar.

Power cut

Electric poles are uprooted at some parts of the city due to which several areas plunged into darkness for a few hours.

Chamarajanagar taluk recorded 60.8 mm of rainfall, Chamarajanagar 45.7 mm, Kollegal 26.2 mm, Gundlupet 21.7mm and Yalandur 69.7 mm.