October 3, 2022

A number of hyperlink roads below water; boulders block village walkways; Triveni Sangama at Bhagamandala submerged

Madikeri: Kodagu district has been experiencing incessant rains with occasional breaks for the final three to 4 days. Rivers are flowing in full spate and the Triveni Sangama at Bhagamandala has been submerged.

The India Meteorological Division (IMD), Bengaluru, has launched a forecast until July 7 that has mentioned that rains will lash Kodagu with medium and heavy depth.

In keeping with the information from the Karnataka State Pure Catastrophe Monitoring Centre this morning, within the final 24 hours, Galibeedu in Madikeri taluk has obtained the best rainfall of 168 mm. Galibeedu stands second within the State whereas Hebri in Karkala taluk stands first with 189 mm and Allety of Sullia taluk in Dakshina Kannada stands third with 155.5 mm.

Large boulders have landed on the crude highway utilized by the villagers at Karike-Kundathikana village, chopping off the connection final evening.

Landslides have been reported in a number of areas and boulders have blocked pathways in villages. Energy strains have snapped at many locations and personnel from the Chamundeshwari Electrical energy Provide Company (CESC) try laborious to revive the facility provide.

Officers and employees from the Public Works Division (PWD) are engaged in clearing roads which have been blocked by tree falls and landslips.

A few bushes have been uprooted on the Madikeri-Mangaluru Freeway close to Jodupala yesterday and Madikeri-Bhagamandala Street close to Bettageri, disrupting site visitors. The Madikeri-Bhagamandala-Karike Street was blocked as a consequence of a landslip and it was cleared to pave means for site visitors motion.

PWD, Forest and CESC personnel clear a tree that has fallen on the Madikeri-Bhagamandala Street close to Bettageri-Bakka.

This morning, there have been reviews of landslides at Second Monnangeri within the Galibeedu Gram Panchayat limits on the highway that hyperlinks Vivekagiri. Landslides have been reported at Makkandur. On the earthquake-prone Karike-Kundathikana village, big boulders have landed on the crude highway utilized by the villagers, chopping off the connection.

It is going to be a frightening activity for the authorities to clear the boulders as no earthmover car can get onto that highway.

In the meantime, as it’s raining closely, water move to River Cauvery and River Harangi has elevated and as such, the outflow from the Harangi Dam this morning has elevated to fifteen,000 cusecs. Yesterday, 10,000 cusecs have been launched.

The Bhagamandala-Ayyangeri Street, Bhagamandala-Triveni Sangama Street and Bhagamandala-Napoklu Street have been submerged, breaking the hyperlink. Site visitors has been banned on these roads. Even the low-level bridge at Balamberi is submerged and water is flowing 5 ft. above the highway. Thankfully, there’s a greater bridge right here that’s utilized by the villagers.

CESC personnel have began restoration of energy strains on a warfare footing at many locations together with Ammathi, Madapura, Garagandoor, Koodige and Siddapura. Energy breakdowns have additionally been reported in Madikeri Division. CESC officers mentioned that each one feeders have been charged and groups are attending breakdowns and restoring the facility provide.

24-hour rain knowledge

Kodagu obtained 66.11 mm of rainfall for the 24-hour interval ending 8.30 am in the present day. On common, Madikeri taluk obtained 117.6 mm of rainfall, Virajpet taluk recorded 30.73 mm and Somwarpet taluk obtained 50 mm. Total, within the final 24 hours interval ending 8.30 am in the present day, Madikeri taluk has obtained 470.4 mm, Virajpet taluk 184.4 mm and Somwarpet taluk has obtained 300 mm rainfall.

On the hobli degree, Bhagamandala and surrounding areas which represent the catchment space of the Cauvery, obtained 160 mm, Madikeri kasaba recorded 77.2 mm whereas Sampaje obtained 133 mm and Napoklu recorded 100.2 mm of rainfall. Virajpet kasaba obtained 42.4 mm, Hudikeri 20.2 mm, Srimangala obtained 38.0 mm, Ponnampet 25.0, Ammathi 37.0 and Balele obtained 22.0 mm. Somwarpet kasaba obtained 37.8 mm, Shanivarasanthe obtained 48.0 mm, Shanthalli 110 mm, Kodlipet 41 mm, Kushalnagar 27.2 mm and Suntikoppa obtained 36.0 mm.

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