Tag: Kodagu Rains

Cracks develop on crucial Madikeri-Mangaluru Highway
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Cracks develop on crucial Madikeri-Mangaluru Highway

July 5, 2019

Madikeri: Monsoon has picked up in Kodagu and as an indication to heavy rains that has been lashing the district since the last couple of days, the Madikeri-Mangaluru Highway has seen cracks — a sad reflection of the quality of road repair works that was carried out last year following heavy rains and landslides.  Last…

Monsoon to gain momentum in Kodagu after June 20
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Monsoon to gain momentum in Kodagu after June 20

June 19, 2019

District administration directs for relocation of 236 families living in disaster-prone areas Madikeri: With the Meteorological Department force-casting that Monsoon may pick up in Kodagu after June 20, the people residing in villages, which were devastated in last year’s floods, are feeling scared, apprehending monsoon fury. The Geological Survey of India has listed 13 villages…

Kodagu Rain Disaster: Preparing a Road Map for the Future
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Kodagu Rain Disaster: Preparing a Road Map for the Future

September 3, 2018

By Col. (Retd.) C.P. Muthanna, President, Coorg Wildlife Society Foreword According to Col. C.P. Muthanna, President, Coorg Wildlife Society, in the aftermath of the recent devastation of landslides that flattened a few hills in North Kodagu following unprecedented heavy rains, it is wise and imperative to adopt Ecologist Madhav Gadgil Committee Recommendations to stop environmental…

Monsoon picks up
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Monsoon picks up

July 7, 2018

Mysuru/ Madikeri: Monsoon has picked up pace in Mysuru, Kodagu, Dakshina Kannada and Hassan after a brief lull. Rain has started pounding in these areas since last evening and landslides have been reported at several places. Business in Mysuru was severely affected this morning as most of the two-wheelers stayed off the roads. Intermittent rain…

Hanagodu Dam full
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Hanagodu Dam full

June 11, 2018

Thanks to heavy rain in Virajpet Taluk of Kodagu district, the Lakshmanatheertha River has filled up with water. Heavy rain in Kutta, Brahmagiri ranges, Nagarahole National Park, Balele and Nittoor in Kodagu has increased the water flow. The Hanagodu Dam is about 14 kms from Hunsur. Lakshmanatheertha River is a tributary of River Cauvery and…

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