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Bengaluru floods: Lakes overflowing, roads inundated after overnight rains

Bengaluru floods: Lakes overflowing, roads inundated after in a single day rains | Karnataka Information

Bengaluru: A number of elements of north Bengaluru have been inundated after one other spell of heavy rainfall on Sunday night time.
With a number of lakes overflowing, water has entered homes within the low-lying areas and basements of the flats within the Yelahanka and Mahadevapura zone, official sources stated.
Manyata Tech Park, one of many largest tech parks in north Bengaluru, has additionally confronted the brunt of the rain.
One of the affected is Yelahanka’s Kendriya Vihar, which is flooded by the overflowing lake close by. NDRF (nationwide catastrophe response drive), hearth and emergency service personnel are working to assist folks residing there and evacuating those that wish to transfer out with the assistance of rafts.
“Your entire ground-floor is submerged, ground-floor homes have misplaced digital home equipment and different objects…We have now to search for different lodging till water recedes, even after water recedes, we must vacate the home as one can not stay within the ground-floor of those buildings,” a girl resident of Kendriya Vihar stated.
Yelahanka MLA S R Vishanath, who visited Kendriya Vihar, stated encroachment of stormwater drains has resulted in inundation and that the encroachments could be cleared.
“We in Yelahanka acquired the heaviest rainfall in Bengaluru — about 138 mm in about two hours. In different areas of Yelahanka, water has receded, however in Kendriya Vihar there’s a downside. It would take 2-3 days if there are not any rains for water to recede and there’s extra influx than outflow. There are eight buildings with eight flooring every, residents can not come out for now as there’s 5 ft water, energy has been lower. Meals, water and important supplies are being provided,” he added.
Waterlogging has been reported in a number of areas inflicting hassle to motorists, particularly these driving two-wheelers.
The Sunday night time rainfall got here after the residents witnessed some daylight after nearly per week.
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