Sixteen people have died so far while four are missing in flood and landslide ravaged Karnataka, which has been witnessing torrential rains since the beginning of this month.
Several parts of Malnad, coastal and interior Karnataka have been battered by rains, affecting lives and property.
According to official data, 16 people in 12 affected districts have lost their lives so far since August 1, while four are missing.
A total of 108 relief camps have been opened in these districts, where 3,244 people are taking shelter.
Twenty eight animals have perished in the floods. While 85 houses have been completely damaged, 3,080 have suffered partial damage, the data revealed.
Also, agriculture crops in about 33,477 hectares and horticulture crops in over 34,791 hectares have been affected.
In Kodagu, the body of Talacauvery chief priest Narayan Achar was recovered on Tuesday, about 2 km away from the spot of the landslide on August 5 night, in which his house was swept away.
NDRF and authorities had been searching for five people, including Achar, who had gone missing due to massive landslides at Bramhagiri hills.
The body was brought to Bhagamandala, where post-mortem was conducted and later cremated in his private property. Mr Achar's elder brother's body was recovered on August 8.