No respite in sight, heavy rain continues to pound Karnataka

Monday, July 11, 2022

Heavy rain continued to batter Karnataka on Saturday throwing life out of gear.

Along with coastal and hilly districts, north Karnataka districts are also bearing the brunt of rain fury.

North Karnataka districts are facing the threat of floods. Capital Bengaluru woke up to a pleasant morning with cold breeze and drizzles.

Yellow Red alert has been issued for Saturday and Sunday in Kalaburagi district. Kalaburagi, a place known for soaring temperatures, has turned into a hill station. The District Commissioner of Kalaburagi has declared holiday for schools and colleges on Saturday. Yellow alert has also been issued for Belagavi and Bidar districts.

Rainfall in the Western Ghats has raised the water levels by 3 feet of the river Kali in Uttara Kannada district. The people of Dandeli town are worried as the water has started inundating residential areas in the outskirts already.