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Mysore: Kodagu district has been receiving good rains since the last three days, particularly in Bhagamandala and Talacauvery areas, accounting for good inflow into the Cauvery.
The Triveni Sangama overflowed at Bhagamandala on Monday, but it did not affect the movement of people or traffic, according to reports.
Owing to landslips, the Madikeri-Mangalore Road was blocked on Sunday morning, affecting traffic movement for a few hours. The district administration took steps to clear the road.
There were reports of minor landslips in Dairy Farm Extension area in Madikeri and Kalakeri-Nidugane area on the outskirts of Madikeri city.
The Abbi Falls near Madikeri presented a glorious sight.
Kodagu district registered an average rainfall of 47.74 mm in the last 24 hours (from 8 a.m. on Sunday to 8 a.m. on Monday).
The total rainfall in the district this year (from January till June 26) is 901.15 mm compared to 531.70 mm during the corresponding period last year.
Virajpet taluk received an average rainfall of 28.03 mm, Madikeri taluk 77.15 mm, and Somwarpet taluk 38.03 mm in the last 24 hours. Bhagamandala hobli received 92.40 mm, Madikeri city 84.20 mm, Kodlipet hobli 73.20 mm, Sampaje hobli 68.60 mm, Napoklu hobli 63.40 mm, Shantalli hobli 48.2 mm, and Srimangala hobli 46 mm during the same period.
The water-level in the Harangi reservoir stood at 2,849.17 ft on Monday against the maximum level of 2,859 ft. The water-level in the reservoir during the same period last year was 2,816.12 ft.
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