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Landslide: Woman’s body found under debris
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Landslide: Woman’s body found under debris

Madikeri: The body of a woman was found under the debris of landslide at Hebbettageri village by the rescuers. The woman has been identified as Muthamma, a resident of Hebbettageri and the rescuers pulled out her body from under the debris yesterday. About 14 people are said to have lost their lives in landslides and…

KSRTC resumes service to Madikeri on trial basis
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KSRTC resumes service to Madikeri on trial basis

Mysuru:  KSRTC has resumed bus service on a trial basis from Mysuru to Madikeri on Saturday. The service had been stopped since Thursday following landslides owing to heavy rain around Suntikoppa town. The first bus to Madikeri left city at 1 pm. One more left in the afternoon. Speaking to Star of Mysore KSRTC Divisional…

Shortage of toilets, doctors hits Kodagu relief centres
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Shortage of toilets, doctors hits Kodagu relief centres

Madikeri: Over 9,000 displaced and homeless people have been sheltered at more than 600 Ganji Kendras (Gruel Centres) established at various parts of Kodagu district, especially in Madikeri and Somwarpet taluks that have witnessed the worst floods in the district so far. The Ganji Kendras have been established in towns, village and hobli-levels and local…

Kodagu Devastated: Rain continues, relief and rescue operations hampered
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Kodagu Devastated: Rain continues, relief and rescue operations hampered

Madikeri/Kushalnagar: Rescue operations to evacuate stranded residents of Kodagu from flash floods, landslides, house collapse and overflowing rivers have been hampered due to inclement weather. Though Army personnel and teams from National Disaster Relief Force have reached Kushalnagar from Bengaluru, they are unable to reach Madikeri Taluk as roads are blocked either by floods or…

3 killed in landslide near Madikeri
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3 killed in landslide near Madikeri

Madikeri: Three people have been killed in landslides near Madikeri this morning and several people are feared trapped in landslides near Makkandur. Army has been called in and three helicopters have already left Bengaluru to reach Kodagu. However, the choppers are unable to land in Madikeri due to adverse weather conditions and the pilots were…

Kodagu reels under rain fury
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Kodagu reels under rain fury

Madikeri: With no let up in rains which has continued to lash Kodagu over the past one week, the district administration has declared a holiday for all schools and colleges in the district for the second day today. Even as the heavy rains continue to create havoc, the district administration is gearing up for Independence…

Girl dies after falling from moving bike
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Girl dies after falling from moving bike

Madikeri: A 26-year-old girl, who was riding pillion on a bike, was killed after she fell from the moving bike on Abbey Falls Road here yesterday. The deceased has been identified as Bhavya, a resident of Harangi Heruru village in Kushalnagar. The incident: Yesterday, one Naveen Kumar, a resident of Bajjegundi in Somwarpet taluk, had…

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