Bengaluru, Aug 17: Heavy and incessant rainfall in Karnataka triggered multiple landslides in Makanur area affecting normal on Friday.
Due to the calamity, Kodagu-Mangalore highway has been blocked.
#Karnataka: Kodagu-Mangalore highway blocked in Makanur area due to multiple landslides triggered due to heavy incessant rainfall in the region. Locals say 'it is not possible to move, people are stuck in their houses, I have not seen such rainfall before' pic.twitter.com/oZ8NHnrx48
— ANI (@ANI) August 17, 2018
Locals said ‘it is not possible to move, people are stuck in their houses, we have not seen such rainfall before’.
Meanwhile, PRS Chetan, Civil Defense QRT (quick reaction team) told media that we are landlocked as all roads leading out of Madikeri are blocked due to multiple landslides, we are unable to move to save people.