Lightning kills man, injures 7 in Navunda

 The deceased has been identified as Rama Kharvi (28). The injured are Gopala Kharvi (25), Girish Kharvi (24), Hithesh Kharvi (16), Shekar Kharvi (26), Shankar Kharvi (28), Vishwanth (17), Prakash Kharvi (22).

Meanwhile, heavy rains lashed Siddapura region on Wednesday. The electricity and telephone services were disrupted owing to the rain in the region. A huge tree which fell on Balebare Ghat road disrupted the movement of vehicles on Tuesday.

The house of one Prema Suvarna in Nirmude of Karkala taluk was also damaged after lightning struck the house. Some houses have been damaged in Karkala taluk owing to the heavy wind.  Dakshina Kannada too received heavy rains coupled with strong winds, lightning and thunder on Tuesday late night. Power supply was disrupted in many parts of the district till Wednesday morning.  Due to heavy rains, a jack fruit tree fell on an auto rickshaw damaging it completely at Baiturli. 

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