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Heavy rain in some districts

Published On : 07 Sep 2017


Bengaluru, (DHNS): Heavy rain lashed Hubballi-Dharwad cities and surrounding places for more than an hour on Wednesday. However, light drizzle continued for more than two hours.

Bailhongal, Chikkodi, and Ghataprabha and surrounding villages in Gokak taluk, Belagavi district, received mild showers on Wednesday. Cloudy weather prevailed from morning hours as the day progressed, mild showers lashed for a while.

Laksheshwar and Shigli received rain for about half an hour on Wednesday. Gojanur, Batturu and Putagaon Badni villages also received rain.

Two persons were killed in separate incidents near Dharwad and Laksheshwar on Wednesday.

Malakappa Suryavanshi (40) was killed when lightning struck him at his farm in Navalur near Dharwad on Wednesday evening.

Pandappa Koogappa Lamani (42), a farmer, was killed when lightning struck him at Haradakatti village near Laksheshmar.

Chikkaballapur district also received rain.

Meanwhile, two people were killed in different wall collapse incidents after heavy rain lashed Mysuru district on Tuesday night.







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