Heavy rain in Ooty: Landslide in many places

The wall of 3 houses collapsed due to heavy rain in the surrounding areas of Kotagiri. Fortunately, no one was injured as no one was inside the house.

It has been raining in the Nilgiris district for the last few days. Widespread rains lashed all parts of the Nilgiris district yesterday. It rained again last night in the surrounding areas of Manjoor. The houses were inundated by torrential rains. A part of the wall of Rajeswari’s house in the Cheranur area collapsed due to the rain.

The items in the house were damaged. Landslides occurred at 3 places near Kundah bridge on Manjoor- Ooty road. Similarly, landslides occurred near residences in more than 10 places in the vicinity of Manjoor. Thus traffic was affected in some places.

Ooty- Kotagiri road landslide occurred in the Melkodappamandu area. Thus people are scared as the houses in the area are highly prone to damage.

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