Bantwal: As powerful winds blew and rains lashed parts of the taluk on Monday, a huge tamarind tree fell over a house belonging to Keshava Bangera in Bhandaribettu of Bantwal Muda village on Monday.
The incident took place around 4 pm. The winds blew only for a short while but the effect was heavy. The tree-fall caused heavy damage to the tiled roof and wooden beams etc. Luckily for the family members, they happened to be outside the house and hence there was no human injury.
The loss incurred could be in lakhs, according to eyewitnesses. Revenue staff visited the spot and assessed the damage.