Heavy rains lash city
For the past 48 hours Belgaum city and district is receiving heavy showers. Yesterday city received 6 cm of rainfall in 24 hours.
The NH 4 under pass at Gandhinagar was filled with water and commuters faced a hard time.
The low-lying areas were flooded and people remained busy removing water from their houses like Gandhinagar. A bridgr on the Belgaum-Gojaga road was washed away.
The water level in Krishna, Ghataprabha, Malaprabha, Doodhganga, Vedganga and Markandeya rivers flowing into the district is on the rise.
Farmers are having a happy time as their sowing is over and they were just waiting for rain. The rain has given drift to their activities.
Met department forecasts heavy to very heavy rains in the coming days.