Heavy rains leave parts of Karnataka submerged

First Published 14, Oct 2020, 12:31 PM

Due to Southwest vigorous monsoon over North Interior Karnataka, many districts in the state witnessed floods. The government has already put 12 districts under red alert.

<p>Vijayapura District witnessed a flood-like situation as the Bheema river swelled and reached its maximum capacity.&nbsp;</p>

Vijayapura District witnessed a flood-like situation as the Bheema river swelled and reached its maximum capacity. 

<p>The situation could deteriorate downstream as over 20,000 cusecs of water from Ujjani and Veera Dam are likely to be released.&nbsp;</p>

The situation could deteriorate downstream as over 20,000 cusecs of water from Ujjani and Veera Dam are likely to be released. 

<p>Following this development, efforts are on to evacuate people living along the downstream.&nbsp;<br />
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Following this development, efforts are on to evacuate people living along the downstream. 
 

<p>At Raichur, due to heavy rains on Tuesday night, standing paddy crops have been destroyed.&nbsp;<br />
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At Raichur, due to heavy rains on Tuesday night, standing paddy crops have been destroyed. 
 

<p>At Sarjapur village 1000 hectares of paddy, which had reached the harvesting stage, were destroyed.<br />
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At Sarjapur village 1000 hectares of paddy, which had reached the harvesting stage, were destroyed.
 

<p>At Kalburgi district, roads at Shahbad Town have been completely inundated, flooded hundreds of homes.&nbsp;</p>

At Kalburgi district, roads at Shahbad Town have been completely inundated, flooded hundreds of homes. 

<p>In some areas, villagers are standing in knee-deep water asking for immediate attention from the state government.<br />
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In some areas, villagers are standing in knee-deep water asking for immediate attention from the state government.
 

<p>Scenes at Bidar District are no different as standing crops like sugarcane, banana and Tur have been destroyed.&nbsp;<br />
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Scenes at Bidar District are no different as standing crops like sugarcane, banana and Tur have been destroyed. 
 

<p>Taluks like Balki and Humnabad have been severely impacted. Due to heavy rains the connectivity also has been cut.</p>

Taluks like Balki and Humnabad have been severely impacted. Due to heavy rains the connectivity also has been cut.

<p>At Koppal, rains have flooded village roads. A biker took the risk of taking his bike and got struck. Villagers rescued him by throwing a rope at him and saved him from drowning.<br />
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At Koppal, rains have flooded village roads. A biker took the risk of taking his bike and got struck. Villagers rescued him by throwing a rope at him and saved him from drowning.
 

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