BENGALURU RAIN: Heavy rains cause waterlogging and traffic chaos in Bengaluru

Heavy rains lashed parts of Bengaluru on Sunday evening, causing waterlogging in several parts of the city. Bengaluru police also warned commuters to be careful while driving on slippery roads and traffic snarls were witnessed in some areas.

Bengaluru faces long traffic jams due to waterlogging on many roads after rains. (old picture)

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Water logging was reported at the Manita Tech Park near Hebel and workers there suffered a lot on Monday morning. KR Puram area also received heavy rain on Sunday evening and continued till night. South Bengaluru also received rain on Sunday night and traffic congestion was reported on Bannerghatta Road and Kankapura Road. A few trees were also uprooted in the city due to strong winds, which were immediately cleared.

In an X-post, the Bengaluru Traffic Police wrote, “Rupina Agrahara, waterlogging in Madivala traffic PS limits, timely intervention of police by draining the water restored traffic almost immediately, @acpsetraffic @madivalatrfps @Jointcptraffic @ Well done CPBlrnata @Dgpkaka.Main road connecting Electronics City Flyover.

A community handle called Citizen Movement East wrote, “KR Puram post rains: severe floods, sadly normal here! If BBMP spends 50% of allocated funds for drain maintenance Had it, then it could have been avoided. @DKShivakumar, a lot to address!

According to the Deccan Herald, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a yellow alert for south interior Karnataka and predicted moderate to heavy rain in Kodagu, Mandya and Chamarajnagar districts today and tomorrow.

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