An aerial recognize of floodwater on either aspect of Bantwal bypass near Mangaluru on Saturday
BENGALURU: Sixteen extra of us misplaced their lives to rain fury as heavy downpour persisted to poundKarnatakaon Saturday, taking the total toll to 38. There is not this kind of thing as a letup in rain that is lashing sevenMalnadand coastal districts that remain under a red alert – weatherman predicted extraordinarilyheavy rainfor the procedure in the next 48 hours.
The overall flood scenario in seven districts of north Karnataka too remained grim on Saturday as over 6 lakh cusecs of water used to be launched from Almatti and Narayanpura dams onKrishna river, inundating extra villages and towns in the vicinity. However, the intensity of rain has reach down, bringing some reduction to the of us.
Amid reviews of floods and landslides in Chikkamagaluru, one in all the seven districts in Malnad procedure, four of us, along side a lady and her son, died whereas a six-yr-dilapidated boy went missing. An Navy crew is conducting rescue and search operations.
In Mangaluru, a individual that used to be on his technique to a mosque to pronounce breakfast died after falling into floodwaters near Valachil. Chief minister B S Yediyurappa, who is overseeing the reduction and rescue operations single-handedly, acknowledged a catastrophe of this magnitude had never struck Karnataka previously 45 years. He appealed to the of us to donate generously to rebuild the flood-hit areas.