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Landslide, falling of trees on Coonoor-Ooty Road, traffic hit

Heavy rain triggered landslide and uprooting of trees on the Coonoor-Ooty road paralysing vehicular traffic since early Sunday.

PTI Reported by: PTI Coimbatore Published on: February 21, 2021 14:37 IST
Landslide, falling of trees on Coonoor-Ooty Road, traffic hit
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Landslide, falling of trees on Coonoor-Ooty Road, traffic hit

Heavy rain triggered landslide and uprooting of trees on the Coonoor-Ooty road paralysing vehicular traffic since early Sunday.

The inclement weather led to the diversion of vehicles to Mettupalayam and Coimbatore via Kothagiri, police said.

The area experienced biting cold too, the police said.

Officials and workers from the departments of Public Works and Fire and Rescue Services, Police, and Highways are clearing the debris to restore smooth flow of traffic.

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