Monsoon 2019

Heavy Rainfall throws Coorg out of gear

Image: Rescue boats being sent from Mysore to Coorg So far, seven people have lost their lives in Coorg and over eight persons are missing. 58 places in Coorg have been marooned and landslides have occurred in 15 places. Latest reports from Coorg say that 34 relief centres have been established and 2,866 people from…

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Bearing the brunt of Rainfall

Image: WOMEN POWER: When a disaster strikes, it always calls for a joint effort by the District Administration to bring solace for the people affected by floods. This picture shows three women officers (from left) Kodagu DC Annies Kanmani Joy, SP Dr.Suman D. Pennekar and ZP CEO Lakshmipriya walking the talk at Karadigodu in Siddapura…

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Rainfall picks up at Coorg

Road link to Kerala severed as Highway caves-in; DC bans traffic for three days; Vehicles moving towards Kerala diverted via Gonikoppal, Manandavadi Virajpet/ Madikeri: The dark clouds have finally opened up in Coorg after a long break and it has been raining heavily since the last three days. Rains, accompanied by landslides, have caused extensive…

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Monsoon to become active again from tomorrow: DC issues Orange Alert

With the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicting very heavy rains in the district (115.6mm to 204.4mm), for five days from July 18 to 22, Kodagu Deputy Commissioner (DC) Annies Kanmani Joy has issued ‘Orange Alert’ across the district. Orange level weather warnings is for weather conditions which have the capacity to make a significant impact on people living in…

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South West Monsoon takes a break this year

District receives only 9 mm rainfall in the last 24 hours; waterfalls weaken. KRS water level stands at 89.85 feet against a maximum level of 124.80 feet. Weatherman predicts that rains might pick up pace after July 17. Monsoon has taken a break in Coorg and in the last 24 hours, the average rainfall recorded in…

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