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WATCH: Heavy rainfalls submerge Bengaluru, roads disappear

New Delhi: The rainfall is reeking havoc on the streets of Bengaluru. The roads in the capital of Karnataka has turned into river streams. Normal life came to a standstill as the roads became invisible following heavy showers in the city. The most impacted were the pedestrians and two-wheeler riders. Officials informed that after rain […]

Edited By : Mayank Kasyap | Updated: Sep 1, 2022 12:36 IST
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Bengaluru Heavy Rainfall
Bengaluru Heavy Rainfall

New Delhi: The rainfall is reeking havoc on the streets of Bengaluru. The roads in the capital of Karnataka has turned into river streams. Normal life came to a standstill as the roads became invisible following heavy showers in the city.

The most impacted were the pedestrians and two-wheeler riders. Officials informed that after rain and wind, trees were found uprooted in many areas. As a precaution, a holiday has been declared in schools and colleges today.

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On the other hand, some videos are becoming viral on social media after flooding of roads. A video showed vehicles stuck in a waterlogged area on the Bengaluru-Mysuru highway. Stranded civilians in some areas were rescued with the help of boats.

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Karnataka has been witnessing heavy rainfall for the last few days. Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai on Monday visited flood-hit areas, including Ramanagar. He took stock of the situation. Officials said the chief minister listened to the problems of the affected people and promised provision of relief.

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Bengaluru city DC K Srinivas told news agency ANI, “Due to heavy rains, many parts of Bengaluru were waterlogged and many trees were uprooted on Monday. Due to heavy rains, a holiday has been declared for schools and colleges in Bengaluru on Tuesday.”

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First published on: Aug 31, 2022 03:32 PM IST

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