Daijiworld Media Network - Beltangady (DV)
Beltangady, Jul 23: A day after landslides were reported on National Highway 75 near Donigal in Sakleshpur taluk of Chikkamagaluru district, following incessant rainfall, now landslides were reported on the 6th curve of Charmadi Ghat on Friday July 23.
Due to landslides on Shiradi Ghat, vehicular movement on the Bengaluru-Mangaluru highway has been hit and diverted via Charmadi Ghat.
Beltangady police have erected barricades and restricted traffic movement of heavy vehicles. Beltangady tahsildar G Mahesh, circle inspector Shivakumar and sub-inspector Krishnakanth visited the spot and submitted a report to the deputy commissioner (DC).
As per directions of the DC, officials are planning the further course of action. They also informed that obtaining permission from DC, as of now, only light motor vehicles are allowed on the road. Vehicular movements are totally restricted from 7 pm to 6 am on Charmadi Ghat road.
Charmadi Ghat lies on National Highway 73 which connects Mangaluru to Tumakuru.