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Mandya and Mysore Hit by Heavy Rains: One Life Lost

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Early on Tuesday, strong winds, thunder, and heavy rain fell on the districts of Mysuru, Mandya, Hassan, and Chamarajanagar.


On Monday night in Mandya city, a big tree branch fell on a car, killing one young person and injuring two more. Around two in the morning, the rain began to fall in the Mysuru district. It went on until the first light of morning, providing relief from the intense heat. There have been reports of power outages and massive tree collapses in Mysuru city. The dead is Karthik (27), from G Bommanahalli village in Mandya taluk. The injured are Sunil and Manju, who are receiving medical attention.

The car’s front end was completely wrecked. For two hours, the CMC staff and police battled to clear the branch. After being saved, the two injured were taken to the hospital. It is reported that Karthik was born on Tuesday, May 7. When the accident happened, he and his companions had gone shopping for clothes.

There was also a substantial amount of rain in the Hassan district on Tuesday. A 45-minute shower was given to Hassan, Holenarsipur, Arsikere, Halebidu, Javagal, Banavara, and Alur. Reports of hailstones and rain were received from Arsikere. In Hassan City, a massive tree toppled and landed on top of parked cars. On Tuesday morning, the district of Chamarajanagar also had good rains.

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