Bengaluru: With heavy rain in several parts of North Karnataka from past few days, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa is scheduled to review the situation with deputy commissioners of the affected districts on Friday.

BS Yediyurappa on Thursday said he will hold a review meeting with administrations of districts that have been affected by torrential rain and floods, and that necessary funds were being released for taking up relief work.

“I’m reviewing the situation with all deputy commissioners on Friday. I will also release the necessary funds,” Yediyurappa told reporters. Yediyurappa has also directed district in-charge ministers to go and review the situation.

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The CM said once the district in-charge ministers review the situation in their respective district and report, necessary action will be taken to provide compensation to those affected.

Among the districts that have seen a trail of destruction due to rains and floods include Bidar, Vijayapura, Bagalkote, Kalaburagi, Raichur, Yadgir, and Belagavi.

According to the IMD forecast for 24 hours issued on Thursday, rain, thunderstorms are very likely to occur at most places over coastal Karnataka, at many places over north interior Karnataka, and at a few places over south interior Karnataka.