Unfit for use: Untimely rain in Hassan district on Friday, Saturday and Sunday has damaged paddy crop. Paddy is grown in large areas of Hassan, Arkalgud, Alur, and Belur taluks, as well as in parts of Chennarayapatna. The estimated loss is nearly Rs. 6 crore. Paddy is grown on 48,000 hectares of land in the district and crop on 5,000 hectares has been affected.