Alert in Mysuru as water outflow to be increased

Water outflow from three dams - Kabini, Tanaka and Nugu - to Kapila river has increased to 1.25 lakh cusecs.

The district administration has alerted the villagers as the outflow is likely to be increased by another 25,000 cusecs by noon.

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Due to heavy outflow, several roads were blocked and a few bridges have washed away.

The Mysuru-Ooty national highway has been blocked at Nanjangud and the police have diverted the traffic. The water entered parts of Nanjangud town. The district administration have opened a relief centre in the town.

A bridge connecting Sargur and Thindasoge have washed away.

As many as 30 families have been shifted to a relief centre in Hunsur. The road between Hunsur and Hangodu have blocked.

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