Flash floods could wash away anyone crossing the submerged bridges in Kodagu. Despite the danger, vehicles slowly make their way (above) and people too wade through the waters, as seen on the Balamuri-Murnad road

The Bhagamandala-Madikeri road (above) lying submerged at Triveni Sangama in Bhagamandala town, Kodagu. Yet, locals go about their work. —Photos: Nanda Kumar