Tag: Rain

Rain effect: Sewage water enters houses
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Rain effect: Sewage water enters houses

May 27, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Heavy rains accompanied with gusty winds continued to lash city yesterday too. The rain, accompanied by thunder, lightning and strong wind, which began at about 7.30 pm, uprooted a tree at Vidyaranyapuram and brought down branches on Chamaraja Double Road, near Kurimandi in Kesare and other places across the city. The Mysuru City Corporation’s…

Rain Wreaks Havoc in Mysuru city
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Rain Wreaks Havoc in Mysuru city

May 26, 2020

Uproots trees, damages electric poles, snaps power lines KRS water level stands at 92 ft.; no drinking water crisis Rainfall due to extensive heat; showers for 2 more days Mysore/Mysuru: Last night, Mysuru witnessed heavy rainfall in different parts of the city. The Meteorological (MET) Department has predicted rainfall till May 30. The MET Department…

Rain, hailstorms bring respite from sweltering heat
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Rain, hailstorms bring respite from sweltering heat

April 6, 2020

Mysuru/Madikeri: Rain brought some relief from sweltering heat and several parts of State including Mysuru and Kodagu received light to moderate rainfall coupled with thunderstorms and hailstorms last midnight.  It began raining at around 12.20 am and the intermittent showers lasted for over an hour.  Police, Home Guards and other enforcement forces that were on…

Praying for rains… again & again
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Praying for rains… again & again

June 8, 2019

It is that time of the year again, when it is time to pray for rains again. Earlier this month our State Government ordered prominent temples under the Muzrai Department, which are ‘financially sound,’ to perform special pujas on June 6 to invoke the Rain Gods. The cost? Rs. 10,000 per puja to be taken…

In Pictures: Rain havoc in Mysuru
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In Pictures: Rain havoc in Mysuru

September 27, 2017

The overnight rain flooded several parts of Mysuru, submerging parking lots, basements and entire road stretches, and snapped power in vast swathes. Here are some of the pictures:                            

Romance with rain
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Romance with rain

May 23, 2017

The land’s people, both the scholarly sections and the unlettered, are known to have had an intimate connect with divinity as well as nature, going by their abundantly available and well-preserved lyrics, verses and prose, marked by literary elegance and refinement. Juxtaposed to their lines exemplifying their unalloyed faith in divinity and trust in nature,…

Expect rains in city for three more days
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Expect rains in city for three more days

March 8, 2017

The soaring mercury levels are set to drop further as the weatherman has predicted that the city will receive light to moderate rainfall till the next three days.   Officials from Organic Farming Research Station at Naganahalli (OFRSN) on the outskirts of Mysuru has predicted more rains for three more days in city and surrounding…

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