07 November 2010

Torrential rain in several parts of the state has claimed five lives and brought down nearly 1,400 houses over the past two days, according to reports from Chitradurga, Chikkaballapur, Koppal and Tumkur
Two persons died and six persons were injured in separate incidents in heavy rains, which lashed the Mandya district over the last two days
Torrential rain claimed four more lives in separate incidents in Mandya and Mysore districts
The officials in Karnataka today issued a flood warning downstream Krishnaraja Sagar (KRS), built across river Cauvery, asking people living on the banks of river Cauvery to shift safer places following heavy discharge from the reservoir
Heavy rains from last two days destroyed crops, affected normal life in these places. In Hassan, traffic was thrown out of gear on many important roads in Hassan on Friday following heavy rains from last two days
Continuous rain for the last four to five days in the taluk seems set to shatter farmers’ hopes of a good rice and ragi crop this year seem
Most of the lakes and tanks in the taluk have been overflowing following heavy rains. Agriculture fields at many places in the taluk have been inundated as the water was overflowing from lakes
Heavy rain that is lashing the district from last two days in several taluks of these districts continued its disaster spree on Saturday too
Following incessant rain for the past two days, the volume of flood waters flowing into the Cauvery has touched 1 lakh cft on Sunday
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New Mullaperiyar dam: Kerala completes survey
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