Scattered rain in parts of state

Scattered rain in parts of state

Rain lashed Lakshmipura village in Kolar taluk on Tuesday. DH Photo

Several parts of Ballari and Chitradurga districts received scattered rain on Tuesday.

Rain accompained with heavy wind lashed S Obalapura, Gowripura, Thippanamarad and other villages of Sandur taluk in Ballari district on Tuesday noon. Cement and tin sheet roofs of several houses were blown away by heavy winds in these villages.

Molakalmuru in Chitradurga district received showers for 15 minutes. It’s the first rain of the season for this drought-hit taluk.

The taluk has been reeling under severe drought for the past five consecutive years. Similarly, it rained for a while in Hosadurga, bringing temperature down.

Kolar also received first rain of the season.