Rains in Bengaluru: Heavy downpours cause waterlogging and traffic congestion | Bengaluru | spcilvly

Heavy rain lashed parts of Bengaluru on Sunday night, causing waterlogging in several parts of the city. Bengaluru police also warned commuters to be careful while driving on slippery roads and traffic jams were observed in some areas.

Bengaluru is suffering from long traffic jams due to waterlogging of several roads after the rains.  (Old photo)
Bengaluru is suffering from long traffic jams due to waterlogging of several roads after the rains. (Old photo)

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Waterlogging was reported at Manyata Tech Park near Hebbal, causing serious inconvenience to those working there on Monday morning. KR Puram area also received heavy rain on Sunday night and it continued till night. South Bengaluru also received rain on Sunday night and traffic congestion was reported on Bannerghatta Road and Kanakapura Road. Some trees were also uprooted in the city due to strong winds and were felled immediately.

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A community handle called East Citizen Movement wrote: “KR Puram after rain: Heavy flooding, unfortunately the norm here! If BBMP had spent 50% of the funds allocated for drain maintenance, this could have been avoided. @DKShivakumar, there is a lot to address!”

According to Deccan Herald, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a yellow alert for south interior Karnataka and moderate to heavy rainfall is forecast in Kodagu, Mandya and Chamarajanagar districts today and tomorrow.

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