Rain continues to batter Shimoga district

Rain continues to batter Shimoga district

Tirthahalli recorded 52.2 mm, Mastikatte in Hosanagar taluk (129 mm); Yadur (72 mm); Sagar (10.4 mm); Bhadravati (3.6 mm); Soraba (2.5 mm) and Shikaripur (2.2 mm). However, as the catchment area received less rain, inflow into Linganamakki reservoir reduced to 3,969 cusec. 

Man electrocuted

A 50-year-old man was killed when he came in contact with a live wire at Paduvere village in Byndoor of Kundapur taluk on Tuesday. The incident occurred when Ramachandra was engaged in fishing and came in contact with a high tension wire that had fallen due to heavy rain.

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