Karnataka

2 women die after tree falls on house in Chikkamagaluru

Monuments at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hampi in Vijayanagara district, Karnataka, being flooded in Tungabhadra waters on Wednesday.

Monuments at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hampi in Vijayanagara district, Karnataka, being flooded in Tungabhadra waters on Wednesday. | Photo Credit: SRIDHAR KAVALI

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Two women died after a tree fell on a house at K.Talaguru village near Baluru in Mudigere taluk on Tuesday night. The deceased have been identified as Chandramma and Sarita. While Sarita died on the spot, Chandramma breathed her last on the way to a hospital.

Both are neighbours. Saritha was sleeping at Chandramma’s place as her house was in a dilapidated condition. Two children Sunil and Deekshit escaped unhurt in the incident.

For the last few days, parts of Chikkamagaluru have been receiving heavy rains. So far five people have died in Chikkamagaluru due to rains.


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