Back to rain misery in Koramangala 4th Block, 80 Feet Road
IMD issues yellow alert for today, tomorrow
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.
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.
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.
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.
Isolated heavy rainfall received over Bangalore City & neighborhood, the same is consistent with IMD forecast.— India Met. Dept. (@Indiametdept) October 21, 2020
Nowcast:— India Met. Dept. (@Indiametdept) October 21, 2020
Light to moderate rainfall very likely over Bangalore & neighboring areas during next 3-4 hours.
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