A farmer died after being swept away by the convulsions of a gully in Garaga-Nagalapur of Hospet taluk of Vijayanagar district. Unchoti Bommappa (55) died.
7 houses partially collapsed in Hagaribommanahalli taluk’s Enigi, Haregondanahalli, Malavi, 8th ward of the town, Kitnur, Hampasagara due to continuous rain.
He died along with the bike
A person died when his bike was washed away in the flowing water while crossing the bridge near Ankammana in Sandur taluk of Bellary. Krishnakumar (51), a resident of Bommagatta and a worker of Smayor, died. On the other hand, 24 laborers who had gone to pick flowers in the garden in Y. Kaggal village of Bellary taluk and got stuck on the banks of the overflowing Vedavati river were rescued by the taluk administration and a team of firemen and police on Tuesday.
Two killed in Tumkur
A teacher in Shira in Tumkur and a laborer in Kunigal were washed away. Laborer Nagaraju (28) and teacher Arif Ullakhan (55) are the unfortunate dead.
Nagaraju of Handalagere Hobali Madapur of Chikkanayanahalli taluk, Nagaraju of Kunigal taluk, Huttaridurga Hobali Shivpura had gone to check dam construction work. When he went to urinate at night, he was washed in the drain. Arif Ulla Khan, a government school teacher of Dawood Palya village in Shira taluk, was returning home from school when he died along with his bike while crossing the Channankunte bridge.
Helmet of life
A youth lost his life due to a ‘life-saver’ helmet in Mysore’s Priyapatnam. Karthik (17) died in an accident near Kellur-Hoskote bridge. Due to rain, water was flowing over the lake. While pushing the bullet bike, the helmet slipped and fell into the water. He went to catch a floating helmet and drowned in the water. Karthik was studying second PUC in Adichunchanagiri College, Priyapatnam. An elderly woman Shantamma (65) died after the wall of her house collapsed in Kenchanakere Hoskote of Hunsur taluk.
The vehicle got stuck and ran away
The laborer Sanjeevini’s vehicle got stuck in a filled-up pit near Kolur in Koppal, and the locals struggled to pull it out. 6 houses have been damaged due to torrential rain in Vijayapur district. Land is flooded in many places. A holiday was declared for Anganwadis, schools and colleges on Tuesday in the wake of torrential rains pouring across the district including the twin cities of Gadag-Betageri.
In Davangere district, Pushya has caused extensive rains and the ditches and banks have overflowed and water has entered the fields and farm houses. 57 houses, one cowshed were damaged, 293 houses were inundated and Rs 1.16 crore was lost in the district. The loss is estimated. Hirekogalur lake in Channagiri taluk has been flooded for the 3rd time as a result of which huge fish in the lake have washed away and cost the fishermen millions of rupees. is lost Meteorological department has predicted that there will be heavy rain in the district for 4 more days from August 3rd.
Many houses have collapsed due to rain in Bagalkote district as well. Fortunately, there were no casualties. Many of the trees on the roadside have been uprooted. Navnagar bus stand was like a swimming pool.
Incessant rain in Udupi
Due to the water explosion, people’s lives have been disrupted from Shirur to Bhatkala in Gadis Byndur taluk of Udupi district. More than 30 barges parked at Shiruru Alwegadde Port and Kalihitlu Vathara were damaged due to incessant rain from Monday night to Tuesday morning. Many boats have been washed away. Water has entered more than 150 houses, firemen, police, revenue department staff and local youth have been engaged in rescue operations since 3 in the morning and are continuing to try to take the victims to a safe place. More than 15 cattle were washed away.
A red alert has been announced for the coast for three more days and the weather department has said that there is a possibility of more heavy rains.
4 killed in hill collapse in Bhatkal
Due to a cloudburst, a hill collapsed on a house in Muthalli of Bhatkal taluk of Uttara Kannada on Tuesday, and four people who were sleeping in the house got trapped in the clay oven and died.
Lakshmi Narayan Nayka (65), Anantha Narayan Nayka (35), Lakshithrma Nayka (40) and Praveena Nayka (18), resident of Badebagil, Haduvalli, son of Lakshithrma Nayka, died.
The accident took place at 3 in the morning and the dead bodies were removed by 2 JCB machines for 5 consecutive hours.