Several areas of Bengaluru have begun to see water recede. However, locals and IT hubs are still concerned about the weather department’s predictions of more rain. Listed below are ten points you need to know on -“Bengaluru flooding: More rain expected! “
10 notable points on Bengaluru flooding!
- After two days of torrential rain, which produced images of flooded neighborhoods and boats saving people. Water levels had decreased in a number of locations this morning. After flooded roads caused miles-long backups in traffic, it has now begun to flow normally.
- The likelihood of further rain, though, has the locals worried. A mild to moderate rainstorm is “quite likely,” according to the weather agency, in the city.
- The state administration has drafted a report on the estimated cost of rain damage, according to Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, who has asked the federal government for equitable compensation.
- This afternoon, Karnataka Minister CN Ashwathnarayan will meet with representatives of numerous IT companies. The meet is for addressing the issues for those businesses are having as a result of the city’s record-breaking rainfall.
Attendees of the meeting
- Vandita Sharma, the chief secretary, Tushar Giri Nath, the chief commissioner of Bengaluru’s civic body, officials from the city’s water authority and Urban Development department, and CH Pratap Reddy, the commissioner of police, would all be present at the meeting.
- The gathering will include attendees from Infosys, Wipro, Nasscom, Goldman Sachs, Intel, Tata Consultancy Services, and Philips.
- In numerous regions of the city, the waterlogging caused water supply disruptions and power outages. In impacted locations, borewells are being utilised to close the supply deficit. The state administration has sent out tankers to work in other areas.
- A 23-year-old lady electrocuted herself and died as a result of the city’s flooding. Akhila, who worked in the administrative division of a school, was riding her scooter home when it skidded. She attempted to hold onto an electric pole to prevent falling and was shocked by electricity.
- For the second time in a week, the city’s water shortage has renewed attention. These includes unplanned urbanization and expansion that have clogged drainage sites.
- Now, the government is taking action. According to Chief Minister Basavaraj S. Bommai, 1,500 crore has been set aside for draining water from the city. Another 300 crore would be used to clear encroachment. The previous JDS-Congress administration is to blame, according to the chief minister, who said that they granted building permits “right, left, and center.”