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Bengaluru under ankle-deep water from 75 mm overnight rains

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Bengaluru under ankle-deep water from 75 mm overnight rains

Back to rain misery in Koramangala 4th Block, 80 Feet Road

IMD issues yellow alert for today, tomorrow

BENGALURU:

Tuesday’s overnight heavy rains lashed much of Bengaluru, resulting in many localities being inundated an roads waterlogged. Parts of the tech city recorded as much as 75 mm of rain.

The BBMP control room received complaints from Shivananda Circle, Malleswaram, Shantinagar, Jayanagar, Yeshwantpur, Nandini Layout, KR Market, Banashankari, Basavanagudi, Hebbal, Seshadripuram, Mehkri Circle, Kengeri, Agara, Halasuru, Nayandahalli, Koramangala 4th Block, 80 Feet Road, RR Nagar, Horamavu and apartment complexes on Haralur Road.

Bengaluru under ankle-deep water from 75 mm overnight rains

Not serious, says civic chief!

Speaking to theBengaluruLive, BBMP Commissioner N Manjunatha Prasad claimed that no untoward incident has been reported from any part of Bengaluru city, apart from a few inundated areas where the water was drained out.

Bengaluru under ankle-deep water from 75 mm overnight rains

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a yellow alert for Bengaluru as the city continues to witness heavy rains.

The Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC) reported that areas in western and southern Bengaluru received between 11 mm and 75 mm of rainfall.

Basement under water

The heavy rains poured into Meenakshi Kalyana Mantapa in Rajarajeshwari Nagar, leaving those who had come to attend a marriage ceremony stranded and submerging resulting the basement of the marriage hall. Food items, chairs and gas cylinders could be seen floating in the water.

Bengaluru under ankle-deep water from 75 mm overnight rains

Underpass flooded

The underpass at Shivananda Circle was inundated with more than 2 feet of water, causing cars to stall.

More rainy days

CS Patil, regional director of the IMD, said heavy rainfall is likely over Bengaluru. Clouds are moving at speeds of 5.8 km per hour. A yellow alert for Wednesday and Thursday has also been announced in several districts, including Shivamogga, Dharwad, Davanagere, Tumkur, Koppal, Bagalkot and Ballari.

Bengaluru under ankle-deep water from 75 mm overnight rains
Bengaluru under ankle-deep water from 75 mm overnight rains

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