Heavy rain lashes Hubli, Shimoga

Heavy rain lashes Hubli, Shimoga

Heavy rain lashed parts of North Karnataka and Shimoga district on Wednesday.

Heavy rains coupled with strong winds lashed Hubli for around 20 minutes.

The city had a cloudy weather since afternoon, and rains started at 5.45 pm.

Vehicle drivers found it difficult to navigate on the waterlogged roads. Trees were uprooted at Shirur Park and Renuka Nagar areas.

Power supply was disrupted in the areas around Shirur Park as an electricity pole uprooted.


Unseasonal rains lashed parts of the city on Wednesday bringing respite to the residents from summer heat.

Heavy rains coupled with stormy winds pounded southern parts of the city like Shahapur, Tilakwadi, Vadgaon and Angol suburbs, while it drizzled in the heart of the city. It rained in Athani and Ramdurg towns also.


Holalkere town in Chitradurga district received heavy showers for about 30 minutes bringing relief from sweltering heat. Rain water accumulated on the roads as clogged drains overflowed.


Parts of Shimoga district received heavy to moderate showers with rains pounding Sorab in the night. Rains accompanied with hailstorm have been lashing parts of Hosanagar taluk for the past four days, damaging standing paddy crop and areca gardens.

Parts of Shikaripur and Sagar taluks received rains in the evening.


The coastal city of Mangalore witnessed drizzling while it rained for some time in Bantwal and Vittal.


There was widespread rain in parts of Chamarajnagar district.

The Male Mahadeshwara Hills region in Kollegal taluk of the district recorded 64.5 mm of rainfall during the day, the maximum received at a location in Chamarajanagar district during the post-monsoon season.

 In other parts of the region, parts of Belur in Hassan district received 20 mm of scattered instances of rainfall during the day.

Rainfall was relatively sparse in Mysore and Mandya districts.