Tag: Heavy Rains

Rain pounds Virajpet Taluk
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Rain pounds Virajpet Taluk

Virajpet/Mysuru: Heavy rains lashing Virajpet taluk in Kodagu since Saturday has prompted the authorities to close down schools and colleges in the taluk today (Sept. 18). Rains, which escalated on Sunday, continued to lash today too. Following the downpour, water level in Lakshmantheertha River has increased. Heavy rains in the taluk has also rendered many…

Three killed as tree falls on car
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Three killed as tree falls on car

Bengaluru: Three persons were killed and two others sustained injuries when a huge tree fell on the car they were travelling at Bengaluru yesterday. The deceased have been identified as Ramesh (42), his wife Bharati (38) and Bharathi’s brother Jagadish (46), all residents of Sunkadakatte on Magadi Road. Also, two other occupants of the car…

Rain disrupts normal life in city
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Rain disrupts normal life in city

Mysuru: Heavy rains which lashed city yesterday has burnt wireless equipments at Vidyaranyapuram Police Station and a wall of the Police Station building has been damaged due to lightning besides disrupting normal life in city. People living in low-lying areas had to spend sleepless night as rain water entered their houses and the residents were…

Boy killed as wall collapses
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Boy killed as wall collapses

H.D. Kote: A seven-year-old boy was killed, when a mud wall, which had weakened due to continuous rains, collapsed on him this morning. The deceased boy has been identified as Sandesh Gowda, son of Kumaraswamy and Rekha couple and a resident of Kodaseege village in the taluk. Sandesh was a second standard student at the…

It’s raining in Kodagu
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It’s raining in Kodagu

Mysuru: After a brief break, rain is back in Kodagu and some parts of Mysuru, H.D. Kote and Malnad region. The southern part of Karnataka has been receiving continuous — though not in heavy scale — rainfall since the evening of Aug. 27. Yesterday, showers continued from early morning till noon and towards the evening,…

Wall collapse: Downpour claims one life; City records 156 mm rains
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Wall collapse: Downpour claims one life; City records 156 mm rains

Mysuru: Rains lashed the city continuously from evening of Monday and yesterday, claiming the life of a man in city. The heavy downpour also played spoilsport rendering the Independence Day celebration a damp squib. The 42-year-old man, identified as Madhandhar alias Magy, a worker in a meat shop, died when the wall of his house…

Heavy rains, wind bring down trees and electric poles in city
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Heavy rains, wind bring down trees and electric poles in city

Moderate to heavy showers accompanied with gusty winds, thunder and lightning, that lashed parts of city yesterday evening brought down trees and electric poles disrupting vehicular movement near Chikkamanikethana Kalyana Mantap in Kuvempunagar, Sharadadevinagar, road leading to Srirampura 2nd Stage from Vivekananda Circle, Kukkarahalli Lake Road and other parts of city. Three trees, which were…

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