An inter-ministerial Central team will visit the flood-affected areas in Karnataka over two days starting Sunday.
More than 38,000 people from the flood-hit areas had been rehabilitated in gruel centres and he advised the district administration to allow the people in such centres to stay for another week.
Langurs stranded on tree amidst floods in Karnataka's Haveri, forest and fire teams launch rescue ops
Around 12-13 langurs that were in the fields of Handiganur village climbed the tree to escape from the increasing river water and got stranded on the tree itself.
Overflowing Ghataprabha and Krishna rivers have submerged at least 25 villages in Bagalkot district following heavy rains in the region over the past week.
A navy helicopter was pressed into service in Sunkasale near Ankola after 15 tourists were stranded in a partially submerged hotel.
A high alert has been sounded in areas surrounding the Krishna river and its tributaries which are all in spate. The people have been alerted to take precautions.
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.