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Heavy rains lash Mysuru district in the wee hours of Tuesday

The gusty winds have damaged crops across Mysuru district, leaving the farmers worried. Banana crops have been damaged and agricultural lands waterlogged at several villages in the district.
Last Updated : 14 May 2024, 06:39 IST
Last Updated : 14 May 2024, 06:39 IST

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Mysuru: Heavy rains accompanied by thunder, lightning and gusty winds lashed Mysuru city and district in the wee hours of Tuesday.

The rains that started after midnight, continued till the early hours of Tuesday.

The gusty winds have damaged crops across Mysuru district, leaving the farmers worried. Banana crops have been damaged and agricultural lands waterlogged at several villages in the district.

A house collapse has been reported from Mookanahalli, in Hunsur taluk, on Tuesday. Branches of huge trees have snapped at several places, disrupting vehicular movement in parts of Hunsur and Periyapatna taluks.

The pre monsoon rains brought cheers among the farmers, who suffered severe drought this year, due to deficit rain last year.

With the Indian Meteorological Department predicting good monsoon this year, the farmers have started preparing their land for sowing activities, hoping for a good spell of rains this year.

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Published 14 May 2024, 06:39 IST

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