Mumbai: Normal life in Karnataka has been disrupted due to heavy rains and floods hit the state, as per recent reports Karnataka has claimed the lives of 48 people while 12 others are missing, official data said on Tuesday.
In Belagavi district 13 people have lost their lives while four others are missing. A total of 4,08,322 people have been rescued from the district and evacuated to safer places, the data showed.
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As many as 1,224 relief camps are currently operational in the state with 3,93,956 people taking shelter in them.
The floods have also resulted in heavy loss of livestock with 767 animals reported dead.
According to the Meteorological Center, heavy rains are likely to hit all the districts of coastal Karnataka and Chikkamagaluru, Hassan, Kodagu, and Shivamogga districts of south interior Karnataka.
According to the India Meteorological Department, rainfall activity is likely to decrease significantly in Kerala, Karnataka, Konkan, and Goa from August 15.