Four houses damaged due to collapse of retaining walls in DK
Retaining walls collapsed after heavy rain and damaged up to four houses in various incidents on Sunday.
A house was damaged after a retaining wall collapsed on it in Pattori, on the border of Konaje Police Station. Three children, Akash, Ashwith, and three-year-old Aradhya, who were in the house, had a precautionary escape when they ran out of the house when the retaining wall fell on the house.
With the house completely damaged, a philanthropist, Prakash Shetty, Thirumal Swamy and his family in Asaigoli offered temporary protection.
Another house in Pulimchady, Konaje Gram Panchayat, was damaged after a retaining wall collapsed. Konaje Gram Panchayat President Nazeer Shah visited the home of an Antony Vincent Lobo.
A Razia was injured when a retaining wall fell on their home in Amblamogaru, Tilaknagar. Another house in Kavoor was also damaged by heavy rain. In the Taluks of Belthangady, Sullia and Puttur it rained heavily on Sunday.
Rainwater flooded shops and houses in Kanyana Kelagina Pete in Vittal in Bantwal taluk.
Huge waves crashed against the berms laid ashore in Kaiko, Kilirayanagar, Kodi, Kotepura, Mogaveerapatna, Ucchil and Someshwara. However, no homes were damaged, sources said DH.
In the Chikkamagaluru district
Some parts of the Chikkamagaluru district received rain on Sunday. During the day it rained at times in the district.
Heavy rain lashed Mudigere, Balehonnur and NR Pur. Kottigehara received 5 cm of precipitation.
The city of Chikkamagaluru, Sringeri, Koppa and the surrounding area received moderate rainfall.
In the Kodagu district
Kodagu district even received heavy rains on Sunday.
Intermittent rain lashed Madikeri, Talacauvery, Bhagamandala and Napoklu.