Two persons have lost their lives in last five days at Borrigumma block; 2,000 houses damaged in various blocks
With heavy rains in Karnataka, there is a fear of floods once again in Kurnool district as Tungabhadra Dam officials released 86,000 cusecs of water downstream by lifting 10 crest gates.
While PM Modi will be coming to witness the historic landing of Chandrayaan-2, the Chief Minister will be busy in gathering adequate funds to take up flood relief works.
Manjunath, a student of Kuvempu Centenary Model Government School in Kinnala village helped lakhs of students to get a set of uniform, a set of shoes and two sets of socks free of cost.
In the first phase, the collection boxes will be kept in the schools from September 2 to 6.
Houses now resemble a grocery shop and a few are trying to sell relief material like rice and wheat flour bags, tooth brushes, shampoo sachets, soaps, bedsheets, clothes and talcum powder.
Chief secretary Vijay Bhaskar said that a report will be sent to the Centre for fund assistance while the victims will be given kits containing rice, dal, sugar and oil.
The team comprises deputy mayor Rakhi Rabikumkar, PWD committee chairperson S Pushpalatha, education standing committee chairman C Sudarshanan, along with volunteers and health officials.
Via the Compassion Unlimited Plus Action, Bengaluru FC has decided to go a step further in their efforts by collecting material for animals affected by floods in the state.
The district, which was staring at a drought-like situation a few days back, witnessed deluge due to faulty drainage
Over 2.3 lakh houses were damaged due to floods that also damaged standing crops in 7.82 lakh hectares.
ADM Brajesh Kumar said the Yamuna was flowing 56 cm below the danger mark at Prayag Ghat after crossing the warning level of 165.20 metres.
As many as 5,000 people from these villages were shifted to rehabilitation centres in Karwar and other villages.
People in fix as their houses are damaged and they were asked to leave relief centres.
The current of the water was so strong that a couple of hanging bridges, including Ramanguli bridge, were washed away.