Heavy rain in Karnataka, NDRF rescues 3-month-old baby in Kodagu district

South India

Amid the incessant rainfall in Karnataka on Friday, three-month-old baby was rescued by National Disaster Response Force personnel at Balegundi village of Kodagu district.


As per the report,the NDRF also rescued two families from the Balegundi village.

Various parts of Kodagu district continues to reel under flood-like situation due to incessant rainfall in the state. 
According to the Central Water Commission, the water level of river Cauvery is slowly rising while the rainfall continued in Bhagamandala and its surrounding areas.

According to India Meteorological Department (IMD) data, Bhagamandala in Kodagu district has received rainfall of 486 mm in the 24-hour period on Wednesday and Friday.

The district administration has sent an Advance Rescue Team to Talacauvey in Bhagamandala.  Five people were missing after a massive landslide in Talacauvery on Wednesday night. The rescue operation has been halted by the administration due to fog and heavy rain in the area.


With inputs from Agency

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