Heavy to medium rain lashes several dists

Heavy to medium rain lashes several dists

A few parts of the State received good rainfall on Sunday.

Mandya and Hassan districts received fairly widespread rainfall. According to Karnataka State Disaster Monitoring Cell (KSNMDC), Holenarasipur taluk in Hassan district recorded 73 mm of rainfall. 

In other parts of Hassan district, rainfall was widespread in Alur taluk (65 mm), Arkalgud (21.5 mm), Belur (27 mm), Channarayapatna (29.3 mm) and Sakaleshpur (40 mm). Hassan received 38 mm rainfall and parts of Arasikere taluk recorded 14.5 mm of rainfall.

In Mandya district, maximum rainfall was recorded at Nagamangala taluk recording 61 mm. Parts of KR Pet and Maddur taluk also recorded widespread rainfall at 44.5 mm and 46 mm, respectively. Parts of Mandya taluk too received 38.5 mm rainfall. Relatively sparse Rainfall was relatively sparse in Mysore and Chamarajanagar districts. Parts of Kollegal taluk in Chamarajanagar district received 19.5 mm during the day.

Light showers

Light showers were also recorded in parts of Mysore district during the day. According to KSNMDC, similar condition is expected to prevail for the next few days. Sudden downpour in Belgaum City in the evening hours caught people unawares and sent normal life out of gear. It also provided respite from heat.

Heavy rains, accompanied by thunder and lightning, lashed Shimoga City on Sunday night for nearly an hour. A few trees are reported to have been uprooted. Programmes organised as part of “Yuva Dasara” by the City Municipal Corporation on the Sahyadri College premises were disrupted, as people ran for cover.

Showers that lashed Karwar City in the evening brought soaring temperatures down. Most of the roads were filled with rainwater and the traders, after their routine business, found it difficult to return to their homes.

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