Gulbarga: Two women were washed away in
flashfloods in Chincholi taluk taking the toll in rain related incidents in Karnataka to ten this week.
The 14-year-old girl, who was returning home with her
mother in Hodebeeranahally, was washed away while crossing a
river. However, the mother managed to swim to safety, Revenue
Department officials said.
In another incident, a 40-year-old woman was washed away
in Malaganahally nala, which is overflowing due to heavy rains
in Malamadagi village, they said.
Following discharge of excess water from Chandrampalli
and Upper Mulla Mali dams, at least 12 villages in Chincholi
taluk have been marooned.
The Sedam-Gulbarga road remained cut-off for vehicular
traffic as the Kaginala river was overflowing, they added.