BELAGAVI: Due to the overnight rainfall in the district on Monday, water-logging was reported in several places in Chikkodi sub-division on Tuesday.
The famous Renuka Yellamma temple in Yellamma Wadi village in Athani taluk was flooded right up to the sanctum sanctorum and the idol of Goddess Yellamma was half drowned in water while the temple premises was also water-logged. This was the third time the temple been submerged after the monsoon set in this year.
Small lakes and ponds are also overflowing in Chikkodi subdivision. The continuous rain has affected normal life and villagers, especially those living in low-lying areas, are facing difficulties.