Following an alert signalling possible heavy rain in the next two days, the district disaster management cell has beefed up preparations to deal with any emergency situation.
NDRF teams deployed to assist local authorities in rescue operations; several districts see loss of crops and damage to homes and infrastructure
Finally, the heavy downpour that was lashing several districts of Karnataka over the last three days has begun to wane to some extent.
After the Vaigai Dam’s capacity reached 68.50 cubic feet on Saturday, a second flood alert was issued by the district administration for the second time.
Roads inundated, houses and standing crops damaged due to flooding; three dead, two missing
The Coimbatore district administration issued the alert following the release of water from the Pillur dam.
Heavy and continuous downpour across parts of Kodagu has pushed up water levels in several river basins to an alarming level.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast more rain for the state till July 26 as South-West monsoon is vigorous.
The Met department has predicted more rains for Thursday across the State. Surface winds of 40 kmph velocity are likely to be witnessed in coastal areas.
An IMD release said "a cyclonic circulation lies over Northwest Bay of Bengal and extends between 3.1km and 7.6km above mean sea level tilting southwestwards with height."
Copious rains pounded most parts of Koppa, Mudigere, Sringeri and NR Pura taluks from Saturday night to Sunday.
The rivers and streams in Anantapur witnessed flash floods, with heavy downpour in upper catchment areas.
Nungambakkam records 7 cm rain, highest in the State
A two-storey house near Kalamassery tilted and hit an adjacent house on Friday following heavy rain that has lashed Kochi over the past two days.
Rain continued to lash the Karnataka coast, further inland and the Malnad region through Friday, wreaking havoc in these regions.