Amid Heavy Rains BS Yediyurappa Says, 'Will Release More Funds If Needed'

BS Yediyurappa has requested the state chief secretary to take obligatory steps in view of rising rainfall

Bengaluru:

The Karnataka authorities will launch extra funds if wanted amid the incessant rainfall throughout the state.

Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Thursday directed the district in-charge ministers to take acceptable precautions within the face of accelerating rainfall throughout the state.

The Chief Minister has additionally instructed district incharge ministers to not go away the constituency MLAs and officers and go to instructed to go to affected areas. He has been instructed to take different measures, together with the distribution of aid on the spot, learn the CMO assertion.

“Already, Rs 50 crore has been launched and if obligatory, more cash will probably be launched by the Chief Ministers,” it added.

On Wednesday, Mr Yediyurappa requested the state chief secretary to take obligatory steps in view of the rising rainfall within the state and gave directions for releasing Rs 50 crore for emergencies.

Heavy monsoon rains in Karnataka triggered landslides close to Mudigere within the Chikmagalur district whereas totally different components of the Kodagu district confronted extreme waterlogging and flood-like conditions because of incessant heavy rainfall.

The Central Water Fee on Thursday stated, “River Cauvery at Kudige in Kodagu district, Karnataka has crossed the hazard degree and is rising.”

A crimson alert has been issued in a number of districts in Karnataka because of heavy rainfall within the state because the final two-three days, the India Meteorological Division (IMD) stated on Wednesday.

“Pink alert has been introduced in Udupi, Dakshina Kannada, Uttara Kannada, Chickamagalur, Shivamogga, Kodagu and Hassan, because of heavy rainfall within the area from final two-three days,” CS Patil, Director, IMD Bengaluru stated.

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