Sirsi: The loss due to the recent rain in Sirsi subdivision has been put at Rs. 40 lakh. The subdivision includes Sirsi, Siddapur, Yellapur and Mundgod taluks. According to a press release from the Assistant Commissioner, a compensation of Rs. 37,800 has been distributed to the affected people. The loss in Sirsi taluk has been estimated at Rs. 11,000, Yellapur taluk (Rs. 1.87 lakh), Mundgod taluk (Rs. 1.5 lakh) and in Siddapur taluk (Rs. 1.95 lakh), according to the release. The Hubli Electricity Supply Company suffered a loss of Rs. 18 lakh as 600 electricity poles fell down. Correspondent