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IMD predicts more rains in Kalyana Karnataka region, Mantralayam still submerged

The temple town Mantralayam was marooned as water from Nallavanka vagu entered into the town.

IMD predicts more rains in Kalyana Karnataka region, Mantralayam still submerged-dnm
Bengaluru, First Published Jun 28, 2021, 2:23 PM IST
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Heavy rain in the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday in Raichur and Adoni regions triggered flash floods in Mantralaya bringing the temple town to a standstill.

Colonies close to Raghavendra Swamy mutt, including Raghavendra nagar, Ramachandranagar and Pathuru, were flooded. Rain water seeped into residential houses as well.

Water was flowing at knee level on the main roads leading to the temple from the main traffic circle in the village. Businessmen running stationery, puja material and essential commodities shops faced heavy losses after water gushed into their shops.

The Karnataka Guest House was also surrounded by water.

Rainwater disrupted a marriage arranged in the kalyana mantapa near the temple. Road connectivity between Raichur and Mantralayam was cut off.

Other Kalyan Karnataka districts also experienced moderate to heavy showers since Saturday night.

Parts of coastal districts and north and central Karnataka also experienced intermittent rains.

The IMD has forecast more rains in Kalyana Karnataka region.

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