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Flash Flood Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway blocked
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Flash Flood Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway blocked

Mysuru/Nanjangud:  For the second time after its inauguration in 1974, a volume of 71,100 cusecs of water was released from the Kabini Dam yesterday and the water release was stepped up to 75,000 cusecs and then to 80,000 cusecs by evening. This resulted in ‘flash flood’, blocking the Mysuru-Nanjangud National Highway (NH) 212 (now NH…

Kabini Dam full for second time
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Kabini Dam full for second time

Nanjangud: It is for the second time in a week this year that the water in Kabini dam has reached the maximum level of 2,292 feet. The inflow is 35,800 cusecs and the outflow is 38,000 cusecs. Tahsildar Dayanand, speaking to SOM, said that the officials of the Revenue, Irrigation and Police Departments have been…

Kabini water swallows farmer’s paddy crop
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Kabini water swallows farmer’s paddy crop

Nanjangud:  Unable to bear the sight of his standing paddy crop submerged in water released from Kabini Dam, a distraught farmer attempted suicide at Nanjangud this morning. The wailing farmer entered deep into the water and tried to drown himself. Fortunately, he was saved by his sons and fellow villagers who were passing by the…

CM offers ‘bagina’ at Kabini Dam
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CM offers ‘bagina’ at Kabini Dam

H.D. Kote: With Kabini dam in the taluk full to the brim following good rains in catchment areas, Chief Minister Siddharamaiah on Thursday offered ‘bagina’ to the river. Speaking on the occasion, the CM said the dam has been full after a gap of 2 years and he felt happy to offer bagina to the…

Kabini Dam full: Flood alert issued
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Kabini Dam full: Flood alert issued

H.D. Kote: Heavy rains lashing Waynad and surrounding areas in Kerala since four days has resulted in massive inflow of water into the Kabini reservoir here which reached the maximum level today. The authorities have discharged 15,000 cusecs of water from the reservoir this morning besides issuing warning to people living in low-lying places to…

Release of Kabini Water to Tamil Nadu: Ryots block NH 212
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Release of Kabini Water to Tamil Nadu: Ryots block NH 212

Mysuru: The vehicular movement on the Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway (NH 212) was disrupted for a couple of hours, as farmers staged a rasta roko in protest against the release of Kabini water to Tamil Nadu, this morning. The farmers blocked the highway near Hullahalli circle not letting vehicles to travel towards Tamil Nadu and Mysuru. The…

Scarcity? Only for water but not for fish!
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Scarcity? Only for water but not for fish!

Hundreds of villagers surrounding the Kabini Dam are making a beeline to the Dam site not to witness the scenery but to catch fish. The dipping water level in the Dam is drawing people from Beechanahalli, H.D. Kote, in hordes with fishing nets, buckets and steel containers to collect fish at the crest gates. Villagers…

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