BENGALURU: Battered by torrential rains, several parts of Karnataka are facing a flood-adore scenario for the third consecutive one year, inserting lives and property at possibility. Plenty of districts of the negate’s coastal, Malnad and north inner areas are receiving heavy rains and the showers are anticipated to proceed, while there are reviews of landslides in hilly areas of Kodagu and Chikkamagaluru districts.
With flood-adore scenario in several parts of the negate, Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa, who’s on the 2d undergoing medication for COVID-19 an infection at a internal most clinic here, has ordered instantaneous release of Rs 50 crore for emergency relief.
“In wake of heavy rains in several parts of the negate, I essentially possess suggested the Chief Secretary to examine the scenario and issued directions to DCs (Deputy Commissioners) to carefully show screen the scenario & resolve on wanted measures. Also ordered instantaneous release of Rs 50 crores for emergency relief applications,” he tweeted final evening.
In wake of the persevered downpour within the negate, I essentially possess directed District in-be conscious Ministers to tour the affected a… https://t.co/Jor9fg1NCz
— B.S. Yediyurappa (@BSYBJP) 1596702925000
An announcement launched by the CMO on Thursday said, Yediyurappa has directed the district in-be conscious Ministers to resolve on precautionary measures within the wake of heavy rainfall across the negate.
He suggested the ministers to remain of their constituencies and tour the damaged areas and also directed them to undertake relief distribution and varied wanted measures.
“Rs 50 crore has already been launched and if wanted more funds will be launched. The ministers can resolve on choices in terms of emergency works,” he added.
I essentially possess already ordered release of Rs. 50 Crores for emergency relief works in rain hit districts and asked Minister… https://t.co/JEnbxpt5Cy
— B.S. Yediyurappa (@BSYBJP) 1596702957000
Earnings Minister R Ashoka said he had spoken to Deputy Commissioners of the total districts and given them wanted directions to answer instantly to the scenario.
He has known as for a meeting of the catastrophe administration authority later this day.
Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai said he’ll be retaining a meeting with the Recount Ache Response Force (SDRF) in terms of relief and rescue measures to be taken.
Parts of districts in coastal and Malnad areas are on the 2d beneath red alert and rains have a tendency to proceed there.
Officers said, “… reckoning on the scenario we are going to downgrade the alerts, it (rains) is susceptible to diminish all the tactic in which by the following couple of days…wind roam will be excessive some parts, it’s some distance going to additionally also decrease.”
In Kodagu district along with standard rains, landslides possess also befell.
There possess been landslides at Brahmagiri, near Talacauvery, the initiating set aside of river Cauvery.
“At the least four to 5 of us- in conjunction with the Talacauvery temple priest and household are on the 2d lacking… rescue groups possess reached the placement,” officials said, adding that sensing hazard the priest had been asked to vacate the house earlier but he did now now not.
That is the third consecutive one year that Kodagu is facing floods and landslides.
Plenty of parts of north Karnataka, notably the border district of Belagavi are also facing flood scenario as influx has increased in Krishna river and its tributaries attributable to heavy rains in neighboring Maharashtra and also within the district.
With influx increasing in Tungabhadra river, there is flood adore scenario in parts of Ballari district also.
There is a equal scenario in Uttara Kannada district that is battered by rains and heavy winds.
The swollen Gangavali river has triggered flood adore scenario in parts of the district.
As a result of continuous rains in coastal and Malnad situation several rivers in conjunction with Netravati are swollen and gates of the dams possess been opened.
There are also reviews of heavy rains and wind causing destruction to crops in parts of Dharwad and Haveri amongst varied districts.
The Karnataka authorities had now now not too lengthy ago said it has identified 1,989 villages and over 51 lakh of us in 19 districts as flood inclined.
As a non permanent affiliation for folk that will be tormented by floods, as many as 1,747 relief centres possess been identified- they are colleges, anganwadi centres, community centres amongst others, Minister Ashoka had said now now not too lengthy ago.
In August 2019, Karnataka witnessed one amongst its worst natural calamities when heavy floods affected 103 taluks in 22 districts, killing bigger than 80 of us and displacing in terms of seven lakh of us.