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Rainfall in Kodagu District: Rising Water Levels and Comparative Data

Rainfall Update In Kodagu District Increasing Water Levels And Comparative Data

The Kodagu district recently experienced significant rainfall, with various taluks reporting substantial precipitation. Here are the latest updates:

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Rainfall Data Overview:

  • District Average: In the last 24 hours, an average rainfall of 32.24 mm was recorded across Kodagu district, marking a notable increase compared to the same period last year.
  • Taluk-wise Breakdown:
    • Madikeri Taluk: 28.80 mm
    • Virajpet Taluk: 16.50 mm
    • Ponnampet Taluk: 30.10 mm
    • Somwarpet Taluk: 37.70 mm
    • Kushalnagar Taluk: 48.10 mm

Water Levels at KRS Dam:

The copious rainfall has led to a gradual rise in the water level at the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) dam. Currently, the dam’s water level stands at 81.20 ft., with a total capacity of 49.452 tmcft. Today’s capacity is recorded at 11.325 tmcft, with a live capacity of 2.946 tmcft. Notably, there is an inflow of 1,456 cusecs and an outflow of 274 cusecs, inclusive of water supply.

Comparative Rainfall Data:

  • Total Rainfall from January to Date:
    • This year: 230.48 mm
    • Last year: 123.56 mm
  • Taluk-wise Comparison (January to Date):
    • Madikeri Taluk: 325.59 mm (2024) vs. 179.73 mm (2023)
    • Virajpet Taluk: 139.35 mm (2024) vs. 75.21 mm (2023)
    • Ponnampet Taluk: 206.99 mm (2024) vs. 78.78 mm (2023)
    • Somwarpet Taluk: 210.35 mm (2024) vs. 96.66 mm (2023)
    • Kushalnagar Taluk: 270.10 mm (2024) vs. 187.40 mm (2023)

Rainfall Details in Hoblis:

  • Highlighted Hobli Data:
    • Madikeri Kasba: 23.60 mm
    • Sampaje: 37 mm
    • Balale: 80.08 mm
    • Shanivarsanthe: 46 mm
    • Kushalnagar: 61 mm

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