Kodagu receives torrential rain

Children face showers on their way to school in Madikeri.

Coffee land experienced heavy showers on Tuesday.

Following a cloudy weather in the morning, rain, coupled with gusty winds, poured heavily from 12 noon and persisted for a long time.

Napoklu, Bhagamandala, Talacauvery, Madikeri, Galibeedu, Madalpati, Appangala, Udotmotte and Talatmane too, received heavy rain. Emmemadu, Nelaji, Ballamavati, Pulikotu, Kakkabbe and Naladi villages received good rain.

Farmers were happy as the pre-monsoon favours coffee crop. Planters spread manure in their plantations.

School reopening

Tuesday was the school reopening day in the hoblis.

The students who attended the classes were distributed books.


‘Shala Prarambhotsava’ was observed in government schools.

However, attendance was thin due to the rain.

Schoolchildren were seen walking back home after a holiday was declared for schools.

Tourists gathered in large numbers in Raja Seat and Abbey Falls and enjoyed the views.

At 8.30 am on Tuesday, Kodagu has received an average rainfall of 9.14 mm in the last 24 hours.

A rainfall of 4.58 mm had been recorded on the same date during the last year. There has been a total rainfall of 371.96 mm from January till date.

Madikeri taluk has received an average rainfall of 15.30 mm in the period while it received 13.75 mm rain last year in the same period.

Rainfall of 1.43 mm has been recorded in Virajpet taluk. Somwarpet taluk has received 10.70 mm rainfall.

Rainfall in Kodagu

The amount of rainfall in various parts of the district is as follows: Madikeri Kasaba - 9.20 mm, Napoklu -15.20 mm, Sampaje - 32.80 mm, Bhagamandala-4 mm, Virajpet Kasaba - 3.60 mm, Ammatti - 5 mm, Somwarpet Kasaba - 28.20 mm, Shanivarasanthe - 5 mm, Shantalli -9.60 mm, Kodlipet - 12.40 mm, Kushalanagar - 3.20 mm and Suntikoppa - 5.80 mm.

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