Two deaths have been reported in Belagavi district, which remains the worst-affected district with multiple villages submerged. The district administration has relocated hundreds of families to safer areas, and eight shelter homes have been set up across the district.
More than 100 villages in Chikkodi, Raybag, Athani and Kagwad taluk have been affected due to floods and some of them have begun to get marooned.
Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa conducted an aerial survey of Yadgiri, Raichur, Bagalkote, Vijayapura and Belagavi districts.
One company of National Disaster Response Force, two companies of State Disaster Relief Force, one company of Army along with police and other department officials were conducting relief and rescue operations.
The MLIRC is also assisting in flood relief.
The north Karnataka subdivision has witnessed more than average rainfall throughout this monsoon season. From June 1 to August 4, the region has received 14% excess rainfall.
8 gates of the Raja Lakhamagouda dam, also known as Hidkal dam, have been opened. Also Two gates of Naviluteertha dam were opened today.