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CM begins two-day flood damage assessment tour from Kodagu
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CM begins two-day flood damage assessment tour from Kodagu

July 12, 2022

Madikeri/Mysuru: Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai began his two-day, four-district tour this morning to assess the flood damage and provide relief measures. He arrived at the Mysore Airport on a special flight this morning and travelled by road to Madikeri via Kushalnagar. Accompanied by Revenue Minister R. Ashoka, Energy Minister V. Sunil Kumar and Kodagu District…

CM to assess rain damage in Kodagu tomorrow
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CM to assess rain damage in Kodagu tomorrow

July 11, 2022

21 flood-affected families shifted to safer areas and relief centres Kushalnagar: Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai will visit Kodagu tomorrow, July 12, to assess first-hand the damage caused by torrential rains, floods and landslides. Though the exact time of his visit is not known yet, the District officials have confirmed that Bommai will visit the flood-affected…

Many waterlogged areas in Kodagu await relief
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Many waterlogged areas in Kodagu await relief

July 10, 2022

Dubare shut for tourists; boats pressed into service; another quake at Chembu village Madikeri/Kushalnagar: The Southwest Monsoon has gained vigour, waterlogging many areas, especially in Madikeri and Somwarpet taluks that have been experiencing widespread heavy rainfall for over a week. The link between certain villages has been cut off and boats are being used to…

Kodagu waterfalls roar in full glory
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Kodagu waterfalls roar in full glory

July 10, 2022

[Photos: P.V. Akshay and Kunjiyanda Machaiah (Machu)] It is raining heavily in Kodagu and almost all the waterfalls in the district have come alive with a milky-white flow, accompanied by the gushing sound. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast that rains will only intensify in the coming days. Though the rains have wreaked havoc…

Revenue Minister Ashoka visits quake-hit areas in Kodagu
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Revenue Minister Ashoka visits quake-hit areas in Kodagu

July 8, 2022

Warns people not to go against nature Madikeri: “No one should go against nature as it very dangerous to all,” opined Revenue Minister R. Ashoka. The Minister was speaking during his visit to quake-hit areas in Chembu village in the district yesterday to have first-hand information about the situation and inspecting the quake-hit spots. “The…

Flood alert sounded downstream KRS, Kabini
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Flood alert sounded downstream KRS, Kabini

July 7, 2022

33,602 cusecs inflow recorded at KRS due to heavy rains in Kodagu 4,000 cusecs to be released from Kabini; inflow of 18,563 cusecs Boating at Ranganathittu Sanctuary might close if outflow is high Mysore/Mysuru: With just 7.86 ft for the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam to reach its maximum capacity, a flood alert has been…

Rain accompanied by gusty winds hammer Kodagu
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Rain accompanied by gusty winds hammer Kodagu

July 6, 2022

Madikeri: Heavy rain continued to pound Kodagu with reports of a couple of landslides. Following the downpour, the District Administration has declared a holiday for schools and colleges on Wednesday. Already there is an Orange Alert in Kodagu and the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has stated that it will rain further in the next five…

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…

Repeated quakes in Kodagu: Ban likely on commercial land conversion: Ashoka
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Repeated quakes in Kodagu: Ban likely on commercial land conversion: Ashoka

July 5, 2022

Bengaluru: Woken up by repeated earthquakes and landslides in Kodagu, the State Government is planning to ban land conversion for commercial purposes. Revenue Minister R. Ashoka told reporters in Bengaluru yesterday that he would discuss the issue with geologists and would personally examine the ground situation visit Kodagu before taking a decision. Admitting that rampant…

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