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Flood damage may slash India’s coffee output by 20%
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Flood damage may slash India’s coffee output by 20%

Bengaluru: India’s coffee production in 2018/19 is likely to fall by at least one-fifth from a year ago as floods in Kodagu and Kerala have damaged most of the cultivating areas. This will delay exports too, industry officials said. Some of the worst flooding in India in a century killed hundreds of people in Kerala…

More rain expected in Kodagu
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More rain expected in Kodagu

Bengaluru: Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC) has warned of more rains in Kodagu and Malnad regions for the next 48 hours. It will rain anywhere between 30 to 35 mm rainfall. “Due to likely development of low pressure area over north Bay of Bengal on Aug.26, enhancement of rainfall over coastal and Malnad…

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visits Kodagu
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Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visits Kodagu

Madikeri:  Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visited the flood-and-landslide affected areas of Kodagu, especially Madapura and took stock of the measures taken by the Armed Forces in mitigating the sufferings of people. She also visited some relief camps and interacted with flood victims. At a relief camp at Mythri Police Bhavan in Madikeri, she squatted on…

‘Loss and grief counselling’ for flood victims of Kodagu
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‘Loss and grief counselling’ for flood victims of Kodagu

Mysuru:  Every disaster that happens, such as a flood, will definitely leave impacts on the individuals in terms of the feeling of loss and grief. This inspires counsellors to find the most appropriate counselling approach in dealing with these victims of flood disasters. It has been close to two weeks since Mother Nature wreaked havoc…

Siddharamaiah visits Kodagu
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Siddharamaiah visits Kodagu

Kushalnagar: Former Chief Minister Siddharamaiah yesterday arrived at Kushalnagar on a two-day visit to flood ravaged Kodagu district. Siddharamaiah inspected Dandinapet locality in Kushalnagar town where over a dozen houses had collapsed recently due to heavy rains. The former CM assured the residents of building houses for them in other places in the town. Siddharamaiah…

Government stops land conversion in Kodagu
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Government stops land conversion in Kodagu

Bengaluru: Two weeks after devastating floods and landslides battered Kodagu district, the State Government has directed the local administration to stop all land conversion approvals with immediate effect. The decision has been conveyed to the District Administration to prevent any further unbridled growth in the hilly region. The government’s directive comes in the wake of…

August rain washes away 87-year-old record rainfall
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August rain washes away 87-year-old record rainfall

Bengaluru: The South West Monsoon that lashed in Kodagu from Aug. 13 to Aug. 21 has surpassed the 87-year-old record rainfall. In 1931, Kodagu had received a record rainfall of 1,559 mm in the month of August. But this month, the district has received 1,675 mm rain till Aug.21, according to Indian Meteorological Department (IMD)…

One more body retrieved
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One more body retrieved

One more dead body was recovered from the ruins of landslide in Hebbatageri yesterday by National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF). The dead body of Minnanda Ummavva, who was washed away in the landslide in front of her son Mittu Ganapathy, was recovered with the help of locals by NDRF team. On the morning of Aug….

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