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Kodagu receives 272 percent more rainfall in just 7 days
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Kodagu receives 272 percent more rainfall in just 7 days

August 10, 2020

Kushalnagar: Kodagu received 579 mm rainfall in seven days between Aug. 3 and Aug. 9 as against a normal rainfall of 156 mm. According to Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC), this is the highest rainfall in Karnataka. With 579 mm rains, the district has received 272 percent more rainfall in just seven days,…

D.K. Shivakumar calls for permanent solution to Kodagu disaster
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D.K. Shivakumar calls for permanent solution to Kodagu disaster

August 9, 2020

Kushalnagar: KPCC President D.K. Shivakumar has appealed to all political parties to forgo their differences and come together to find a solution to the recurring flood situation in Kodagu district. Speaking to media yesterday in Madikeri, Congress leader said, “Kodagu is known for its brave soldiers. River Cauvery is the lifeline of crores of people…

Mysuru DC, SP visit Harangi Dam; take stock of water release process
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Mysuru DC, SP visit Harangi Dam; take stock of water release process

August 7, 2020

Kushalnagar: Mysuru Deputy Commissioner (DC) Abhiram G. Sankar, Superintendent of Police C.B. Ryshyanth, Zilla Panchayat CEO Prashanth Kumar Mishra and Periyapatna Tahsildar Shwetha visited Harangi Dam yesterday and met the officials to take stock of the water release from the Dam that directly affects the villages of Mysuru District.  The DC and officials examined the…

Croc tension at Kushalnagar
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Croc tension at Kushalnagar

August 7, 2020

Kushalnagar: Three juvenile crocodiles were sighted on the banks of Cauvery River at Vivekananda Layout here causing some anxious moments. As River Cauvery is full due to rains, crocodiles are now being spotted on the river banks. Villagers said that there is a huge female crocodile in the river which had laid eggs on the…

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: Madikeri MLA Appachu Ranjan offers ‘Bagina’
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Harangi Dam Full: Madikeri MLA Appachu Ranjan offers ‘Bagina’

July 31, 2020

Kushalnagar: Following copious rains across Kodagu district, the Harangi reservoir is almost full. The dam is two feet short of reaching its maximum level of 2,859 feet at 2,857 feet this morning. Before the crest gates were opened, Madikeri MLA M.P.  Appachu Ranjan offered ‘Bagina’ to River Cauvery after performing puja to the statue of…

Thanks to rains, Chiklihole Dam beckons visitors
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Thanks to rains, Chiklihole Dam beckons visitors

July 21, 2020

Kushalnagar: Due to heavy rains in the region, Chiklihole Dam, located near Rangasamudra in Somavarpet taluk, has filled to the brim and cascading waterfall is attracting local crowds. One of the smallest reservoirs of Cauvery basin, Chiklihole Dam is the first dam to be filled to the brim due to heavy rains in the region…

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