Rains lash several parts of State

Rains lash several parts of State

A 65-year-old man Babu was electrocuted and four were injured when they came in contact with a live wire at Kanyana in Udupi district on Wednesday morning.

The night-long rain in the catchment area increased the inflow of water into Linganamakki reservoir, raising the level by two feet.

As per the recordings on Wednesday morning, the water level at Linganamakki reservoir stood to 1763.50 feet and there was an inflow of 26,146 cusec of water.

Rain continued for the third consecutive day in Hosanagara, Tirthahalli and Sagar taluks. A total of 115 mm of rain was recorded at Hulikal, 118 mm each at Mani reservoir region and Yediyur, 130.2 mm at Agumbe and 32.2 mm at Tirthahalli. Water level at Mani reservoir rose to 564.04 metres.

There was continuous drizzle in Sorab, Shimoga and Bhadravathi. Reports said most parts of Kodagu have been receiving good rains. There was a let up  for sometime in Bhagamandala area. Following good rains in catchment areas inflow into Harangi reservoir stood at 2,521 cusec.

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