Flood Alert in Bengaluru

Most of the places in Bengaluru have witnessed rains and due to the heavy rains, the Karnataka

State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC) has issued a flood warning on all the low-lying

areas of the state.

As per the survey, the areas prone to flood are areas in Rajarajeshwari Nagar zone, Mahadevpura,

Bommanahalli and parts of east zone and south zone. Although the average rainfall of the state is,

98 cm but the early showers have already accounted to 35 cm.

Moderate to heavy rainfall is predicted in the above-mentioned regions and the government has

issued a moderate flood alert so that people remain prepared for any upcoming natural calamity. If

there are any further alerts, they will be issued soon.

Two days earlier, the heavy rainfall in the state has already killed a 25 year old laborer and injured

three others when a wall came crashing the ITI layout. Due to the heavy rainfall, the schools and

colleges remain shut for two days.

Pre-monsoon rains were also faced in many areas including Udupi, Honnavar, Agumbe, Karwar in the

coastal region, Belagavi, Hubballi-Dharwad and Gadag that affected the movement of people in the


Last month a news was on rounds that a cyclone called ‘Sagar’ was about to hit the state of

Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Goa and Maharashtra.

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