Heavy rains wreak havoc in Hunsur
News

Heavy rains wreak havoc in Hunsur

April 24, 2019

Hunsur:  Heavy rains, accompanied by thunder, lightning and gusty winds wreaked havoc in the taluk yesterday with a senior citizen getting killed as a tree fell on the house.

Rains that began at about  6 pm continued to lash the taluk for more than an hour. Gusty winds uprooted trees which fell on electric poles, houses and roads. A huge tree which fell on Hunsur-Periyapatna road on Bengaluru-Bantwal National Highway, brought the traffic to a halt for more than two hours.

More than hundred houses at Kallahalli, Hunasegala, Adiganahalli, Thattakere, Shindenahalli, Kalabochanahalli, Mudaganuru and  Billenahosahalli in Hanagodu limits were damaged. Many agricultural fields were flooded resulting in crop loss to farmers.

Gusty winds blew the roofs of many houses resulting in rain destroying household articles and food grains stored in the houses.

Trees came crashing on electric poles resulting in power lines getting snapped and many villages plunging into darkness.

Tahsildar Basavaraj, CESC Assistant Executive Engineer and Fire and Emergency Service personnel rushed to the spot and took stock of the situation.

ABOUT

Mysuru’s favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 41 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it’s readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.

CONTACT

Academy News Papers Private Limited, Publishers, Star of Mysore & Mysuru Mithra, 15-C, Industrial ‘A’ Layout, Bannimantap, Mysuru-570015. Phone no. – 0821 249 6520

To advertise on Star of Mysore, email us at

Online Edition: [email protected]
Print Editon: [email protected]
For News/Press Release: [email protected]