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Kodagu floods: Check here for helpline numbers

By Chennabasaveshwar
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Coorg, Aug 18: Heavy rains in Kodagu district has virtually turned the district into an island. All routes connecting Madikeri have been cut off due to heavy downpour and landslides blocking national highways.

Kodagu floods: Check here for helpline numbers

Madikeri-Mangaluru national highway near Jodupala is destroyed by flash floods and landslides.

Situation remains grim in Kodagu as people were stranded in flood-affected areas. Schools and community halls have been converted into temporary relief centres opened at Katakeri, Madenadu and Jodupala in the district. Rescue personnel were seen going from door to door in rain-hit areas of Madikeri to rescue the people.

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Minister Sa Ra Mahesh, said, "Rescue operations will be over by evening. Chief Minister will visit Kodagu today to review flood situation. Relief camps have been set up for people. Food, water, doctors & all facilities have been made available to them in relief camps."

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HELPLINE NUMBERS:

  • DC Kodagu: +91-9482628409
  • CEO ZP Kodagu: +91-9480869000
  • Helicopter helpline: Alpy +91-8281292702, Chandru - +919663725200, Dhanjay- +91 9449731238, Mahesh - +91 9480731020
  • Army: +91-9446568222

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