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Bengaluru: Heavy flooding and traffic jams cause disruptions to daily life

Karnataka’s Bengaluru had major waterlogging and traffic jams on Monday morning as a result of the city’s continuous rainfall. In some images from the neighbourhood, streets were flooded. Waterlogging caused severe traffic delays in various locations, disrupting daily life. Furthermore, at Marathahalli-Silk Board junction road security guards helped a man who was stranded on a water-logged road.

Basavaraj Bommai, the chief minister of Karnataka, gave IT businesses assurances that a conversation will be held over the anticipated loss of Rs 225 crore caused by rain and waterlogging in Bengaluru.

According to ANI, Bommai stated that “We’ll call IT firms and chat with them regarding the problems they’re having (due to waterlogging), as well as the reimbursement and any relevant damages caused by rain.”

The Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) pumping station in Mandya district is entirely submerged as a result of the heavy rains, according to the Times of India, which will have an impact on the water supply from the river Cauvery to Bengaluru.

The wettest September day since 2014 was Monday, September 5, when Bengaluru received 131.6 mm of rain in the previous 24 hours, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

On Monday, heavy rain is also expected in some areas of Karnataka, according to the weather forecast. Among the regions that are predicted to get significant rains are Shivamogga, Hassan, Chitradurga, Tumkur, and Davangere.

In addition, many regions of India are under yellow and some are in orange alert.

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