Hassan city received heavy rain on Friday afternoon.
The roads were flooded, affecting vehicular movement in different locations of the city and the outskirts. Three cows belonging to a farmer, Siddaiah, at Togaranahalli in Alur taluk were struck dead by lightning.
The rain that started around 4 p.m. continued till 6.30 p.m. Commuters going home after office hours had a tough time. Pedestrians were seen running for shelter.
Vehicle movement on B.M. Road and M.G. Road was affected. Houses in low-lying areas were flooded, leaving residents in a quandary.