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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…

Monsoon picks up
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Monsoon picks up

Mysuru/ Madikeri: Monsoon has picked up pace in Mysuru, Kodagu, Dakshina Kannada and Hassan after a brief lull. Rain has started pounding in these areas since last evening and landslides have been reported at several places. Business in Mysuru was severely affected this morning as most of the two-wheelers stayed off the roads. Intermittent rain…

Operation to drive elephants from coffee estate in Madikeri continues
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Operation to drive elephants from coffee estate in Madikeri continues

Madikeri: The operation to drive back elephants from a coffee estate in Madikeri, which began yesterday morning and stalled in the evening due to bad light, resumed this morning. Yesterday morning, the Rapid Response Team (RRT) from Kushalnagar and Madikeri Forest Department personnel numbering about 30, led by Madikeri Range Forest Officer (FRO) Nehru, who…

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