Rain demolishes houses: 3 dead

Rain demolishes houses: 3 dead

Flights to Mlore diverted, fishermen in Udupi warned against venturing into sea

Rain demolishes houses: 3 dead

Lalamma (50) died at Yapaldinni in Raichur on Thursday morning when a janatha house collapsed, as rain continued to lash the district for the fourth day. Six of her family members were injured in the collapse.

Deputy Commissioner Anbukumar has announced a relief of Rs one lakh to the family members of the deceased.

In Hospet, Rayappa (40) was killed in a wall collapse on Wednesday night and four other members of his family were grievously injured.

At least 250 houses and 900 acres of agricultural lands have been destroyed in the rains so far in the taluk.

The historical Purandara Mantapa, the road leading to Ramalakshmana temple, Chakratheertha, Lakshminarasimha temple, Navavrundhavana and many other monuments  in Hampi are completely submerged.

A three-year-old girl, Pavitra Metri, was buried alive after a wall of a hutment constructed with mud collapsed at Hanumapur village from Athani taluk in Belgaum district late on Thursday.

In Mangalore

Unrelenting rain on Thursday prevented two flights from not landing at the airport.
Airport Director M R Vasudeva told Deccan Herald that the Air India Express flight from Dubai was diverted to Calicut. The Kingfisher flight from Bangalore in the morning could not land.

In Udupi

In Udupi, the district administration has warned fishermen not to venture into sea as heavy rains would lash the district in the next 48 hours. Heavy rains continued to lash Udupi district on Thursday. The water level has risen in rivers Udyavara, Swarna, Madisalu, Seetha.

In Bidar

The bridge cum barrage being built across Manjra river here got washed away on Thursday in floods caused due to continuous rains.

The Sangam bridge on the state highway that connects Bidar and Udgir in Maharastra is submerged in water, cutting off connectivity between the two states. More than 20 houses collapsed in Dubalagundi village in Humnabad taluk. Villagers of Baluru village in Aurad taluk, which has completely submerged, have been relocated.

In Shimoga

Heavy rain battered the district on Thursday also. Taluk administration has informed that 28 houses were partially damaged in the city so far in past four days due to rain.

Incessant downpour was reported from Hosanagar, Tirthahalli and Shikaripur while it drizzled in Sagar. Hosanagar taluk, the catchment area of Sharavathi river has received heavy rain on Wednesday night also.

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