Staff Correspondent

BELLARY: Sudhabai (60) from Kampli town in Hospet taluk died when the roof of her house collapsed on Wednesday owing to heavy rainfall, taking the toll of rain-related deaths to two in the district.

Javalagera Marenna of H. Hosahalli village in Sirguppa taluk was washed away in flash floods recently.

The district recorded an average of rainfall of 19.6 mm on September 21, 33.8 mm on September 22 and 9.2 mm on September 23.

On September 23, Sirguppa taluk recorded 44.8 mm, Bellary taluk 11 mm and Hospet taluk 8.2 mm. Damage to 462 houses was reported across the district over the past three days, and loss of property is estimated at Rs. 13.06 lakh, official sources said.

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