Tag: Kodagu Rains

Quake-hit villagers take turns to stay awake at night
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Quake-hit villagers take turns to stay awake at night

July 6, 2022

District Disaster Officer says no cracks on earth observed in Kodagu; no need to panic Kushalnagar: People residing at Chembu village in Madikeri Taluk of Kodagu District, the epicentre of multiple earthquakes and the villages in the surrounding 25-km radius are spending sleepless nights at their homes and they wake up at the slightest noise,…

Relentless rain across Kodagu: NDRF team visits vulnerable areas
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Relentless rain across Kodagu: NDRF team visits vulnerable areas

July 5, 2022

Madikeri: Relentless rain with renewed vigour continued to lash across Kodagu district and the rainfall intensity has increased since Sunday night causing widespread damage to highways and main roads while interior mud roads are filled with slush, cutting off the connection.  The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) Battalion that has been stationed in Kodagu has…

Rain intensifies in Kodagu
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Rain intensifies in Kodagu

July 3, 2022

Several link roads under water; boulders block village walkways; Triveni Sangama at Bhagamandala submerged Madikeri: Kodagu district has been experiencing incessant rains with occasional breaks for the last three to four days. Rivers are flowing in full spate and the Triveni Sangama at Bhagamandala has been submerged. The India Meteorological Department (IMD), Bengaluru, has released…

Rain batters Kodagu
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Rain batters Kodagu

July 24, 2021

Madikeri/Kushalnagar: The delayed South-West Monsoon has intensified in Kodagu and has gained vigour since the last four days. The constant downpour has led to massive damage of roads, bridges and have also caused landslides at many places, blocking vehicular traffic.  Major roads like the Chettalli-Madikeri Road, Ponnampet-Srimangala Road near Nalkeri has been blocked and many…

Rain fury throws normal life out of gear in Kodagu
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Rain fury throws normal life out of gear in Kodagu

July 15, 2021

One person washed away in Madikeri while crossing rivulet  Harangi Reservoir nearing full capacity; Dam open to tourists Madikeri: Normal life has been thrown out of gear due to incessant rains in Kodagu district since the last four days. The rainfall has intensified with electricity lines and telephone cables snapping at many places and landslides…

Retaining wall works begin to protect Kodagu DC Office
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Retaining wall works begin to protect Kodagu DC Office

June 21, 2021

Mock drill demonstrates emergency preparedness  Madikeri/Kushalnagar: Under threat of collapse due to incessant rains and possible landslides, the Kodagu DC Office is being protected with a 40-ft concrete retaining wall. But the works have started only now though the project was formally sanctioned long back and works on making pre-cast concrete slabs began in February…

Disaster preparedness in Kodagu…: Mock drill at Harangi Dam
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Disaster preparedness in Kodagu…: Mock drill at Harangi Dam

June 19, 2021

Kushalnagar: Realising that disaster preparedness is crucial for prevention of losses and successful coping as well as building community flood resilience, the Kodagu District Administration, in coordination with the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), Fire and Emergency Services Department and the Police conducted a mock exercise to gauge its preparedness for the recurring annual floods…

Heavy vehicle ban in Kodagu from June 23 to Aug. 16
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Heavy vehicle ban in Kodagu from June 23 to Aug. 16

June 17, 2021

Madikeri: Ahead of monsoon season which has already begun in full force in Kodagu district, the District Administration has banned the movement of heavy vehicles from June 23 to Aug. 16.  In an official statement issued here, Deputy Commissioner Charulata Somal has said that as the flow of water in rivers will increase, there is…

It’s raining in Kodagu
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It’s raining in Kodagu

June 15, 2021

Madikeri: Monsoon has begun in Kodagu and it has been raining in the district since the last 48 hours, prompting the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) to declare an Orange Alert till tomorrow morning.  Rains are accompanied by gusty winds and at many places, normal life has been thrown out of gear.  The IMD has predicted…

Kodagu readying for rains: District officials lead action
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Kodagu readying for rains: District officials lead action

June 1, 2021

Madikeri: With back-to-back floods and landslides in the hilly terrain of Kodagu district since 2018, the District Administration is bracing ahead of time for any eventuality during monsoon and has chalked out a detailed plan of action. Getting onto the field are Deputy Commissioner (DC) Charulata Somal, Superintendent of Police (SP) Kshama Mishra and Additional…

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