Tag: Kodagu Rains

August rain in Kodagu due to global warming: IISc. Scientist
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August rain in Kodagu due to global warming: IISc. Scientist

August 6, 2020

Kushalnagar: The earlier May-June-July monsoon in Kodagu has been delayed and rains are occurring only in the month of August-September since the last two years — and continuing this year — due to global warming and where changes to climate are happening, said Dr. T.V. Ramachandra, Coordinator, Energy and Wetlands Research Group (Centre for Ecological…

Rain pounds Kodagu; all rivers in spate
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Rain pounds Kodagu; all rivers in spate

August 5, 2020

Normal life thrown out of gear; Indian Meteorological Department forecasts heavy to very heavy rains till August 9 Madikeri: Similar to the pattern that began in 2018 and continued last year, Kodagu is receiving heavy to very heavy rainfall in August coupled with gusty winds. Rain has been pounding the district since the last four…

Harangi Dam full: Water released
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Harangi Dam full: Water released

August 4, 2020

Kushalnagar: Following copious rains across Kodagu district, over 4,750 cusecs of Cauvery water has been released yesterday from the Harangi Dam in Kodagu district following heavy inflow in the region. The four crest gates of Harangi Dam in Somwarpet Taluk have been opened releasing water to the Krishnaraja Sagar (KRS) Dam in Mandya district. The…

Third year in a row: Heavy rains expected in Kodagu
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Third year in a row: Heavy rains expected in Kodagu

August 3, 2020

Mysuru/Madikeri: For the third successive year, heavy rains are expected in Kodagu, its adjoining districts, Coastal Karnataka and Kerala starting from today (Aug. 3), predicted Tamil Nadu Weatherman.  Incidentally, it has been raining in Kodagu since the last two days and the India Metrological Department (IMD) too has forecast heavy to very heavy rainfall in…

Red Alert in Kodagu
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Red Alert in Kodagu

July 8, 2020

District Administration prepares for monsoon onslaught Madikeri: A Red Alert has been sounded in Kodagu as heavy to very heavy rains are expected in the next two days. The district has been receiving heavy rains since the last three days and there have been reports of landslides and rivers overflowing. Kodagu Deputy Commissioner Annies Kanmani…

Fresh landslides in Kodagu: Experts for urgent long-term ecological damage prevention policy
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Fresh landslides in Kodagu: Experts for urgent long-term ecological damage prevention policy

June 23, 2020

Madikeri: Following fresh landslides reported at Madikeri in Kodagu district, there is an urgent need for a long-term environment mitigation policy, besides a halt on wanton destruction of the local environment. Following the latest landslip in Madikeri town last week, the Kodagu district administration has decided to shift 13 families to safety, bringing the focus…

Kodagu gears up to tackle possible rain disasters
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Kodagu gears up to tackle possible rain disasters

June 3, 2020

25-member NDRF team lands in hilly district; to conduct mock drills in vulnerable areas  Madikeri: With only a few hours left for the onset of monsoon as per the forecast by Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), the Kodagu District Administration, which battled two devastating floods and landslips in the last two years, is leaving little to…

Rains clobber Kodagu
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Rains clobber Kodagu

August 8, 2019

Incessant heavy to very heavy rainfall is lashing Kodagu since the last four days bringing untold misery to the people of the hilly district. While last year’s havoc of floods and landslides — a result of a series of cloudbursts — was concentrated in Madikeri and Somwarpet Taluks, this year the scene has shifted to…

Rain continues to batter Kodagu; KRS inflow touches 22,719 cusecs
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Rain continues to batter Kodagu; KRS inflow touches 22,719 cusecs

August 7, 2019

Madikeri / Mysuru: Kodagu District Administration has sounded Red Alert in Coffee District Kodagu till Aug.10 following intensified rain under the influence of South West Monsoon. The decision on whether to extend the alert will be after assessing the rain situation.  With the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasting heavy rainfall and issuing ‘Orange and Red’…

Orange & Red Alert in Kodagu
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Orange & Red Alert in Kodagu

August 6, 2019

Madikeri/Mysuru: Orange Alert has been declared in Kodagu from today (Aug. 6) till tomorrow morning (Aug. 7) following predictions by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) as heavy rainfall of 115.6 mm to 204.4 mm is expected till Wednesday morning.  The Kodagu district administration has also declared holiday for schools and colleges today. Meanwhile, the district…

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