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What caused landslides in Kodagu?

By Kishor Cariappa

MADIKERI: A month after Kodagu was devastated by unprecedented floods and landslides, questions are being asked about what could have led to the worst natural disaster to strike the tiny district in Karnataka in decades.

While rampant deforestation in the name of tourism has been blamed primarily for the tragedy, experts state there are other reasons that could have contributed to the calamity.

In this article, we look at some of the possible causes that led to the widespread disaster.

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