Continuous rain followed by heavy winds which proceeded to hit the district on August 7 has cut off road connectivity and interrupted
power supply in many parts in Shivamogga district.
The traffic at National Highway 766C that joins Byndoor with Ranebennur was hit by landslides.
The route of Shivamogga-Sagar range of National Highway 69 came to stop as a tremendous tree fell on the road of Joginagadde village.
About 100 electricity poles are declining in Sagar, Hosanagar and Sorab taluks.
The water level in Linganamakki reservoir built across the Sharavathi river has moved up by six feet while the past 24 hours. On August 7,
the level in the reservoir stretched 1,796 feet while the inflow here was reported at the rate of 1,38,038 cusecs.
As many as 15 houses in Sagar city have fallen due to rain. The paddy and areca nut crops grew on about 4,300 hectares in Sagar and
Sorab taluks have been swamped by the Varada river.
Beesanagadde and Kanle villages in Sagar taluk look like islands by the swirly water of the Varada river.
The Tunga proceeded to swirl over the danger sign in Shivamogga city as the water was released at the rate of 95,100 cusecs from Gajanur
reservoir into the river.