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As heavy rainfall hit Bengaluru, a number of parts of the city confronted severe water logging on Thursday, disrupting the regular life. In a video posted by the information company ANI, males will be seen in a waterlogged avenue as automobiles go by. Several parts of the Karnataka capital – together with Banashankari, Kathreguppe, and Jayaprakash Nagara – had been affected. People had been additionally stranded in some locations as a consequence of the downpour.

The city’s administrative physique – the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) – is finishing up an emergency operation in the waterlogged areas, in line with ANI.

After the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted rain, BBMP chief commissioner Gaurav Gupta directed all officers to prepare to instantly attend to complaints together with water blockage on roads, site visitors junctions, and tree falls. Addressing an emergency meeting, he warned the officers that “any failure to comply will lead to action against the officials.”

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“BBMP teams should immediately reach the places where trees/ branches have fallen or wherever the rainwater gets blocked, and immediately resolve the issues,” he stated. Gupta has additionally known as to make sure a easy stream of water in all the main storm-water drains in the city.

Instructing the officers, he directed them to make sure all zonal management rooms had the mandatory tools. He additionally directed the zone-wise senior officers to conduct conferences for the identical.

The IMD (India Meteorological Department) on April 10 had predicted gentle to reasonable pretty widespread or scattered rainfall accompanied by thunderstorms and lightning in Kerala-Mahe and South inside Karnataka throughout the subsequent 5 days. According to the climate division, the rainfall was anticipated as a consequence of the “cyclonic circulation over the southeast Arabian Sea and adjoining Lakshadweep area up to middle tropospheric levels.”

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“Light fairly widespread/ widespread rainfall accompanied with thunderstorm/ lightning very likely over Kerala-Mahe and isolated/scattered rainfall over Tamilnadu-Puducherry-Karaikal, Lakshadweep area, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Coastal & South Interior Karnataka during next five days,” the climate office stated.

(With inputs from ANI)

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