Bangalore, August 9: Heavy rain is still not ready to take rest! incessant rains continues leaving more than 15 districts in Karnataka flood-hit.
More than nine people have lost their lives as daily life continues to be crippled for people in north Karnataka, coastal and Malnad regions of the state. As many as 237 villages in 32 taluks were affected as most rivers continued to flow above the danger mark, as on Thursday.
Karnataka Chief Minister today had a helicopter-view of the flood situation in the state. Heavy floods have been reported from Belagavi, Bagalkot, Vijayapura and Raichur districts due to heavy rainfall over upper Krishna Basin in Maharashtra. As most roads that connect the state to its neighbouring counterparts are closed, the Kochi airport shut till Sunday 3 pm is also expected to have an effect on operations from the Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru.