Infrastructure Collapse, Flooding Results in Deaths in Karnataka; Krishna, Kaveri Financial institution Residents at Threat As a result of Heavy Rain

Overflowing Krishna river at Hadagi Bridge


A girl and her daughter had been killed in a wall collapse incident in Markawada village of Uttara Kannada district on Tuesday as heavy rain continues to lash Karnataka.

A number of incidents of landslides and the collapse of college buildings and homes had been reported from the coastal in addition to the North Karnataka area.

The deceased have been recognized as 35-year-old Rukmini Vittal and her 13-year-old daughter Sridevi Vittal. They had been asleep when the incident came about. Regardless of the neighbours’ efforts to clear the particles, the victims succumbed.

Authorities found a second younger particular person’s physique on Tuesday in Kaniyur, near Puttur within the Dakshina Kannada district. The hunt is on for one more physique. The younger one that died was driving in a automotive that had been washed away by native flooding. 250 metres from the situation the place the auto was discovered, the physique was found.

Following heavy rains, folks residing on the banks of river Krishna in North Karnataka and the river Kaveri in south Karnataka have been requested to shift to alternate locations. Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, earlier than leaving for rain-affected areas within the state, took inventory of the scenario from Residence Minister, Araga Jnanendra, Minister for Income, R. Ashok, and Minister for Power, V. Sunil Kumar.

After arriving in Mysuru, talking to reporters Bommai said: “Now we have enter on the lack of life and incidents of home collapse. The survey of loss to agriculture is being carried out.”

“Importantly, there’s highway connectivity loss because of heavy rains. There are landslides; the Kodagu district has skilled earthquakes, and there’s sea erosion. In North Karnataka, homes on river banks are broken. First part crop loss survey has been performed within the state and I’ll get particulars within the night,” he stated.

CM Bommai maintained that the Nationwide Catastrophe Administration Authority has acquired ₹739 crores in funds to take up rescue and reduction operations within the state, including that there isn’t a dearth of funds for taking over reduction work.

There are delicate seismic zones in Kodagu which skilled tremors just lately. He additional maintained that your complete authorities is engaged in addressing the woes of individuals in rain-affected areas. “I’ll challenge instructions for the district administration. I’ll stand with folks,” he says.


The above article has been revealed from a wire company with minimal modifications to the headline and textual content.

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