Continuous heavy rains has cut off roads and many rivers are flowing above the bridge at Coorg. According to IMD Forecast, there may be some respite from rains after 21st Aug.
Minimum Temperature hovers around 17 Degrees at Coorg. Madikeri City is experiencing flooding in the low lying areas of the city.
Many houses which were built on or next to the hill slopes have been swept away in landslides. Houses built on wet-lands which were once rice fields, have experienced major flooding.
Water level has reached above the bridge at Betri River in Virajpet. Rescue operations are being carried out at many places in Coorg.
DC has appealed to tourists – to postpone their visit to Coorg.