Karnataka floods August 9 highlights: Death toll rises to 16, four bodies found after Kodagu landslideshttps://indianexpress.com/article/cities/bangalore/bengaluru-traffic-weather-bbmp-airport-police-rains-live-news-karnataka-floods-rescue-5890736/

Karnataka floods August 9 highlights: Death toll rises to 16, four bodies found after Kodagu landslides

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A senior citizen being airlifted by the Indian Air Force from the terrace of a house in a village hit by the Karnataka floods on Friday.

Bangalore, Karnataka news August 9 highlights: As incessant rains continue and more than 15 districts in Karnataka flood-hit, more than nine people have lost their lives as daily life continue to be crippled for people in north Karnataka, coastal and Malnad regions of the state. As many as 237 villages in 32 taluks were affected as most rivers continued to flow above the danger mark, as on Thursday.

Heavy floods have been reported from Belagavi, Bagalkot, Vijayapura and Raichur districts due to heavy rainfall over upper Krishna Basin in Maharashtra.

As most roads that connect the state to its neighbouring counterparts are closed, the Kochi airport shut till Sunday 3 pm is also expected to have an effect on operations from the Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru.

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Honnavara road in Sagara is blocked due to landslides

According to KSRTC spokesperson, Honnavara road in Sagara is blocked due to heavy rain and landslides at Mavinagundi.

Rainfall forecast for the next 24 hours in Karnataka

According to Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre(KSNDMC) rainfall forecast for the next 24 hours is widespread heavy to very heavy rains likely over Coastal Karnataka and adjoining parts of Malnad & Interior Karnataka district. 

Flood-affected people protest; Police lathi charge on them in front of Chief Minister

According to TV reports, flood-affected people protest when Chief Minister  BS Yediyurappa visits their village Konnur in Gadag district. Police conducted lathi charge on them in front of Chief Minister. 

South Western Railways cancels 16 trains due to flood

South Western Railways cancels 16 trains due to Kerala and Karnataka floods, 4 trains diverted.

24 hours map of Karnataka rainfall

24 hours map of Karnataka from 8.30am of 8th August 2019 to 8.30am of 9th August 2019, Highest rainfall is  389.5mm  registered in  Kunijala in Madikeri, Kodagu. 

Relief materials to flood hit North Karnataka by train

Relief materials will be dispatched to Hubballi Division from platform 9 of KSR Bengaluru City Railway Station by Train No. 06525 KSR BENGALURU(SBC) -BELGAUM(BGM) Tatkal Super Fast Express, at 8.40 pm today (August 9)

Schools and colleges to be closed in Kodagu tomorrow

Schools and colleges to be closed in Kodagu district tomorrow due to heavy rain. 

Long queues at Bengaluru airport irk passengers, tight security leads to delay

The Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru is witnessing something unprecedented: passengers forced to stand in long queues, escalators switched off and many boarding their flights only on the final call. According to passengers, security check alone takes up to 45 minutes to complete, while some suggest reaching the airport at least 2.5 hours prior to the departure time to avoid hassles. Read more

Bengaluru to Mangaluru road closed due to landslide

Bengaluru to Mangaluru road has been blocked due to a landslide at Doddakoppalu /Kappalli 15 KMS from Sakaleshpura towards Shiradi Ghat. 

One killed after a house collapsed due to rain in Hunsur 

Following heavy rainfall,  one person was killed at Veeranahosahalli in Hunsur taluk, Mysuru as a house collapsed on Friday.  Police identified the victim as Ganesh (36).

Four bodies recovered by the rescue team after a landslide in Kodagu

Four bodies were recovered by the rescue team after a landslide in Korangala near Bhagamandala, North Kodagu. 

Stranded HIV/AIDS patients in flood hit districts to get their regular anti-retroviral drugs

The Karnataka State AIDS Prevention Society (KSAPS) has directed the district AIDS prevention control units to ensure that HIV/AIDS patients in flood-hit districts of Belagavi, Bagalkot, Vijauyapura, Raichur, Udupi, Kodagu and Mangaluru are not deprived of their regular anti-retroviral drugs. 

BS Yediyurappa reviewing the flood situation at the Bagalkot

CM BS Yediyurappa reviewing the flood situation at the Bagalkot District Panchayat. He was accompanied by local MLAs Govinda Karajola and Veeranna Charanmathima.

Rescue teams of Army, moving people from flood-affected areas to safety

The rescue teams of Army, have been moving people from flood-affected areas to safety in Gokak taluk, Belgaum district.

Two lost lives due to landslide in Kodagu

According to Kodagu MP Pratap Simha two people lost their lives due to landslide near Bhagamandala, 3 more are missing. 2,136 people are taking shelter in 25 relief camps across Kodagu district.

Karnataka floods: Death toll rises to 11; more than 1.24 lakh people evacuated


Landslides continue in Kodagu/Coorg

Flights on Bengaluru-Kochi route cancelled due to Kochi airport shutdown

Several flights from and to Kochi stay cancelled after the Kochi International airport on Friday suspended all operations till Sunday due to waterlogging in runway area due to floods.

WATCH| CM Yediyurappa conducts aerial survey in Bagalkot

IN PICS| Kodagu/Coorg among districts most hit by Karnataka floods

KSRTC cancels all buses to various Kerala destinations

Karnataka floods: South Western Railway releases list of trains affected

Trains cancelled:

1. Train No. 16511/16513 KSR Bengaluru–Kannur/Karwar Express of 09.08.2019 and 10.08.2019.

2. Train No. 16518/16524 Kannur/Karwar–KSR Bengaluru Express of 09.08.2019 and 10.08.2019.

3. Train No. 16516 Karwar–Yesvantpur Express of 10.08.2019.

4. Train No. 16575 Yesvantpur–Mangaluru Jn. Express of 11.08.2019. 

5. Train No. 16586 Mangaluru Central – Yesvantpur Express of 09.08.2019.

6. Train No. 16576 Mangaluru Jn–Yesvantpur Express of 09.08.2019. 

7. Train No. 16515 Yesvantpur–Karwar Express of 09.08.2019.        

8. Train No. 82654 Jaipur Yesvanthpur Express on 10.08.2019,

9. Train No. 51030 Vijayapur-Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai on 08.08.2019 and 09.08.2019, 

10. Train No. 17317 Hubballi-Lokamayna Tilak Terminus on 11.08.2019, 

11. Train No. 17318 Lokamayna Tilak Terminus-Hubballi from 09.08.2019 to 12.08.2019,

12. Train No. 19567 Tuticorin-Okha Express on 11.08.2019.

13. Train No. 14806 Barmer-Yesvanthpur Express on 9.08.2019.

14. Train No. 14805 Yesvanthpur-Barmer Express on 12.08.2019.

15. Train. Hazrat Nizamuddin-Hubballi slip coaches connecting to Train No. 12780 Hazrat Nizamuddin-Vasco da Gama on 10.08.2019 for want of Racks.

16. Train No. 16209 Ajmer-Mysuru Express on 11.08.2019.

17. Train No. 11303 Manguru-Kolhapur Express on 09.08.2019.

18. Train No. 11139 Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai-Gadag Express on 10.08.2019 and 11.08.2019.

19. Train No. 11140 Gadag-Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai Express on 11.08.2019 and 12.08.2019.


Trains rerouted

1. Train No. 11302 KSR Bengaluru-Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Express commencing journey from KSR Bengaluru from 07.08.2019 to 10.08.2019 will be short terminated at Solapur.

2. Train No. 11301 Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus -KSR Bengaluru Express commencing journey from 08.08.2019 to 11.08.2019 will be originated from Solapur.

3. Train No. 11014 Coimbatore - Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Express commencing journey from Coimbatore from 07.08.2019 to 10.08.2019 will be short terminated at Solapur.

4. Train No. 11013 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus - Coimbatore Express commencing journey from 08.08.2019 to 11.08.2019 will be originated from Solapur.


IN PICS| IAF leads rescue ops in Belagavi; civilians rescued, food airdropped

More forces deployed in Belagavi for rescue operations

More forces have been deployed in flood-hit Belagavi district for faster rescue operations. As of 10 am today,  20 Para Special Forces personnel  along with 3 helicopters - 2 from IAF and 1 from Indian Navy has been deployed for flood rescue and relief operations in the area. 

All JD(S) legislators will contribute a month's salary towards relief funds: HD Kumaraswamy

Mysore - Nanjanagud road closed

Mysore -Nanjanagud Road has been closed from 8.30 am today due to overflowing over Nanjanagud Bridge. According to KSRTC officials, "Mysore- Nanjanagud, Gundlupet and Chamarajnagar route vehicles are operating via Hullahalli and Kempasiddaianahundi.

WATCH| Road transport on Saragur-HD Kote Road in Mysore reaches standstill

Heavy rains likely in Bengaluru, city to be on high alert

In the wake of IMD forecasting high-intensity rains in Bengaluru for the next few days, the BBMP has decided to set up 63 control rooms to attend emergency calls. According to Bengaluru mayor Gangambike Mallikarjun, as many as 24 teams have been formed to take care of relief works

Heavy rains likely in Bengaluru

Bangalore Mayor Gangambike Mallikarjun says that the city might also face high-intensity rains for the next few days. BBMP has set up 63 control rooms for flooding emergency calls and  24 teams have been formed to take care of relief works.

State govt appeals citizens for contributions to CM's relief fund

IN PICS| Huge queue for security check at Bangalore airport

Karnataka floods: Special train to be run to aid flood-hit areas

Meanwhile, the Bengaluru Traffic Police (BTP) has collected a whopping Rs 98.27 lakh rupees in the first two weeks since the revision of traffic violation fines in the city.

READ| Bengaluru Traffic Police collects Rs 98.27 lakh in 14 days after traffic fine revision

At the same time, Lok Sabha MP from Mysuru-Kodagu Pratap Simha on Thursday expressed regret on his “derogatory’ and “unwarranted” social media posts made against actor-turned-politician Prakash Raj in 2017. Simha made the posts on Twitter and Facebook posts on October 2 and 3, 2017.

READ| Mysuru BJP MP expresses regret over remarks on Prakash Raj; calls social media posts in 2017 ‘derogatory’

Meanwhile, allegedly unhappy with her married life, a 32-year-old model committed suicide in Bengaluru, after killing her daughter.

READ| Bengaluru woman kills daughter, self by jumping off 20th floor

Here are a few contacts that might come handy for you in emergency situations: BBMP Control room: 080-22221188 In case of power disruptions, contact BESCOM: 1912. If the water supply is hit at your area, contact BWSSB: 1916.

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