Karnataka Rain Fury: Narayanpur Chaya Bhagavathi Temple Partially Submerged in Water, House Collapses in Gadag; Watch Videos
Karnataka Rains (Photo Credits: ANI)

Bengaluru, October 23: Heavy rainfall continued to batter Karnataka leading to severe water-logging and flood-like situations in parts of the state. Roads were damaged and water-logged caused traffic jams at various locations following incessant rains over the last few days. According to a tweet by ANI, Narayanpur Chaya Bhagavathi Temple in Yadgiri was partially submerged after heavy rainfall in the area. Another incident was reported from Gadag where a house in Hosuru village had collapsed. Monsoon 2019 Forecast: Rivers Flowing Above Danger Mark in Kerala, Karnataka; IMD Predicts Heavy Rainfall For Southern States.

The southern states including Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Rayalseema, Karnataka and Kerala have been lashed by heavy rainfall under the influence of northeast monsoon rains which commenced since October 16. On Wednesday, several roads were reported to be damaged in Palar area near Male Mahadeshwara hills on Karnataka-Tamil Nadu border, leading to traffic snarls. On Wednesday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) had said places over Coastal Karnataka, Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Yanam are likely to receive heavy rainfall over the next few days.

Watch Video: Narayanpur Chaya Bhagavathi Temple Partially Submerged  

Watch Video: House in Hosuru village of Gadag collapses

For October 23, the IMD has predicted very heavy rainfall at a few places with extremely heavy falls at isolated places very likely over Coastal Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh and Kerala. In its weather report, the IMD stated in its advisory that a well-marked low-pressure area lies over central parts of the Arabian Sea which will concentrate into a depression during the next 36 hours."It is likely to move initially east-northeastwards over the east-central Arabian Sea till October 25 and then west-northwestwards with gradual intensification," the IMD stated.