Beltangady: In most parts of Belthangadi taluk, there was good rain on Sunday night. In many villages there was rain with wind and thunder in the evening. After 10 pm again heavy thunder and lightning rained for more than an hour.
A total of 12 electric poles were blown down in the Ujire Mescom sub-division causing damage of more than two lakh rupees. There was power outage in some places due to broken poles. There was no power supply at night in Mundaje and surrounding areas.
Heavy winds blew in areas like Neria, Charmadi and other areas like coconut trees, banana trees and huge trees were broken in forest areas.
The rain on Sunday brought some relief to the farmers who were suffering from water problems.