Karnataka Floods: Rescue op will be over by evening

Source: ANI | Published on 18th August 2018, 12:58 PM | State News | Don't Miss |

 Kodagu : "Rescue operations will be over by evening. Chief Minister will visit  Kodagu today to review flood situation. Relief camps have been set up for people. Food, water, doctors and all facilities have been made available to them in relief camps," Mahesh told ANI.

Kumaraswamy will also chair a high-level meeting regarding the same in Krishna (his home office) before leaving for  Kodagu district. He will pay a visit to rain-affected areas in Nanjangood and Kabini on August 19.

Kumaraswamy also directed Mahesh to get the supply of relief materials from Mysuru, said a press release from the Chief Minister's office.

With heavy rains expected in many parts of the state, Kumaraswamy had earlier directed collectors of various districts to remain on their toes to combat any untoward situation.

Out of 30 districts, as many as five districts namely, Kodagu, Dakshina Kannada, Hassan, Chikkamagaluru, and Shivamogga were kept on high alert.

The Chief Minister  had also urged the concerned officials in the said districts to review the situation in their vicinities and update the authorities in case of emergency.

Torrential rains, which lashed the state since August 14, caused landslides and disrupted the normal life in the state.

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