Rains bring respite from heat

Rains bring respite from heat

Various districts across the state received moderate to heavy rainfall, accompanied with strong winds, thunder, lightning and hailstorm on Friday.

Showers lashed the twin cities of Hubballi-Dharwad on Friday evening for more than 15 minutes. Kudligi and surrounding areas in Ballari district received heavy rainfall, accompanied by gusty winds, thunder, lightning.

Various parts of Gadag district including Gadag, Dambal, Gajendragad and Lakshmeshwar, received heavy rainfall on Friday evening also. Mundgod, Indur, Koppa and Yellapur in Uttara Kannada district received heavy rainfall on Friday night.

Malebennur and Uchchangidurga in Davangere district, Byadagi in Haveri district, reported moderate rainfall. Shivamogga, Bhadravathi, Shikaripur, Sagar and Hosanagar taluks received moderate to heavy rains accompanied by hailstones for a short period. Various parts of Napoklu in Madikeri taluk of Kodagu district received downpour. Various parts of Chikkamagaluru district received showers for more than an hour.