Kerala is not the only state reeling in the aftermath of unprecedented rains, as flood waters recede, Karnataka’s Kodagu is fast becoming the focus of rescue and relief work.
Two Mi-17 helicopters of Training Command, IAF continue to fly towards flood relief operations in Kodagu region operating from Kushalnagar, Periapatna and Harangi. Air force and NDRF teams are working in close coordination to airlift essential relief supplies to affected areas.
Relief camps are providing food and water to victims even as every means is being used to transport relief materials .. Even medicines and medical care are being provided
Meanwhile in Kodagu, the Mangalore Kodagu Highway is blocked due to landslides.
Work is underway on a war footing to clear the route for traffic. Nearly 12 deaths have been reported from this area while thousands have been rendered homeless. 3,500 have been rescued from Kodagu itself.
The state govt has said the situation is under control and reconstruction and rehabilitation work will be taken up successfully. Heavy rains have caused waterlogging in MP and Chattisgarh too.
In JK, heavy rains have stalled the Amarnath Yatra for 3 days. According to officials sporadic bouts of inclement weather are forcing them to take precautions.
In Kishtwar too, bad weather led to the death of 11 pilgrims when a bus plunged into the Chenub on Tuesday.