It has been three weeks since Ramanagara district was pounded by heavy rain, flooding many areas.
A 55-year-old woman died after a wall collapsed on her on Sunday in the wee hours at Hulikatti village of Savadatti taluk in Belagavi.
Parts of Bengaluru that were battered by torrential rains for the last couple of days appeared to be slowly returning to normalcy with floodwaters receding in some areas.
This government has done neither.
Replying to him, Bommai clarified that the additional grants were allotted based on the amount available in the DCs’ PD accounts.
Bhatkal and its neighbouring villages incurred severe damage due to heavy rainfall on Monday night and lasted up to Tuesday morning leaving a trail of destruction.
Thousands of houses have collapsed or got partially damaged while farmers have suffered huge crop losses
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Heavy rain and floods in Cauvery river have cut off 25 families of a private layout in Srirangapatna from the rest of the town for the last one week.
As per the order on Friday, the hiek in compensation will be for the crop losses due to rains and floods from June 1 to December 31.
Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai released Rs 500 crore for rain-relief and infrastructure restoration works in the state, on Wednesday.
The deceased, Rukmini (37) and her daughter Sridevi (13), were sleeping near the wall when it collapsed on them.
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Madan Reddy, a native of Andhra Pradesh, came to Kadadalli village outskirts and was struck in the Benne Halla floods. As he has not had a mobile phone, he could not able to contact anyone.
There is also speculation over Kumaraswamy’s statement that his party was not in favour of the collapse of the Yediyurappa government, and his sudden appreciation for the BJP leader.
The central team is expected to include officials from the Finance, Jal Shakti, Road transport and highways and Rural development ministries.