Bengaluru rains highlights: Boats deployed to rescue residents from inundated areas

Updated on Sep 06, 2022 04:00 AM IST

Bengaluru rains highlights: Heavy rains lashed several parts of Bengaluru, leaving many areas inundated.

Heavy traffic jam at Manyatha Tech Park in Bengaluru
Heavy traffic jam at Manyatha Tech Park in Bengaluru

Bengaluru rains highlights: Monsoon mayhem wreaked havoc in Bengaluru as heavy rains left several areas submerged. The downpour led to flooding in several areas, thereby exposing the city infrastructure. Commuters were forced to wade in waters on the roads which were submerged due to the rains. 

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  • Sep 05, 2022 08:38 PM IST

    As heavy rain batters Bengaluru, KTR calls for ‘bold reforms’ in urban planning : 'Urge minister Hardeep Puri to...'

    As heavy rain brought Bengaluru to a standstill on Monday, Telangana minister KT Rama Rao – who has frequently claimed that his state's capital city, Hyderabad, is superior to its fellow IT hub and the Karnataka capital – proposed ‘bold reforms’ in urban planning and governance, urging Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri to 'come up with a plan'. Read more

  • Sep 05, 2022 07:49 PM IST

    Watch: Long traffic snarls in various parts of Bengaluru amid heavy rainfall

    Heavy rain battered parts of Bengaluru, causing flooding and severe traffic jams.

  • Sep 05, 2022 04:25 PM IST

    Red alert in four south Kerala districts

    The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) launched a search operation after a fishing boat with 12 people capsized in south Kerala. Two bodies have been recovered so far, ten are missing. 

  • Sep 05, 2022 03:31 PM IST

    Waterlogging in Whitefield reduced: Traffic Police

    The Whitefield Traffic Police Department said Water logging in the region has decreased and applauded the efforts of their team.

  • Sep 05, 2022 02:25 PM IST

    WATCH | Traffic cops clear waterlogged street with stick

    In a video shared by HAL Airport Traffic Police station on Twitter, officers can be seen attempting to clear a waterlogged street.

  • Sep 05, 2022 02:17 PM IST

    Bengaluru rains: Trade union body tweets pics of homes inundated due to downpour

    The All India Central Council of Trade Unions (AICCTU), Karnataka has shared images of homes waterlogged due to heavy rains in slums near Munekolalu and Bellandur.

  • Sep 05, 2022 02:10 PM IST

    ‘We are living in fear’: Citizens narrate ordeal as Bengaluru battles rain woes

    Monday's flooding forced citizens to empty basements and parking lots, spend more time on the roads in traffic and face power outages in places, Reuters reported. ‘’"Right now, we are all living in fear," said Deepa Babu, a psychologist who counsels adolescent kids and lives in Rainbow Drive, an enclave near the city's major tech hubs.

  • Sep 05, 2022 02:05 PM IST

    ‘Will speak to IT companies…': Karnataka CM on Bengaluru rains

    Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai on rain situation,"We'll call IT companies and speak with them related to issues they're facing (due to waterlogging). We'll also discuss the compensation & other related damages caused due to rain."

  • Sep 05, 2022 01:41 PM IST

    Man floats in flood water, watchmen pull out unconscious body. Video

    A man, who nearly drowned in the floods caused by the torrential rainfall in Bengaluru in Karnataka, was pulled out of the water by such a man in the area, a video doing rounds online showed. Read more

  • Sep 05, 2022 01:23 PM IST

    Watch: Massive traffic jam on Marathahalli-Silk Board junction road

    Bengaluru is witnessing massive traffic jams due to heavy rains. A video shared by news agency ANI shows traffic congestion on Marathahalli-Silk Board junction road.

  • Sep 05, 2022 01:14 PM IST

    Karnataka Cong chief asks party workers to join relief efforts

    Karnataka Congress chief DK Shivakumar tweets,"Karnataka has been facing incessant rains and the situation is quite serious in many parts including Bengaluru, Mysuru & Chamarajanagar as videos show. During such trying times, I request @IYCKarnataka, @NSUIKarnataka & @SevaDalKA to come forward and offer help wherever possible."

  • Sep 05, 2022 12:58 PM IST

    Bengaluru rains: Outer Ring Road severely hit, say cops

    The city's key Outer Ring Road was badly affected again, even before recovering from the civic menace of the previous week's waterlogging. On Monday morning, the cops urged citizens to not step out, unless necessary as huge traffic congestion is expected during work hours. Read more

  • Sep 05, 2022 12:47 PM IST

    Bengaluru received 148 mm rainfall in last 24 hours, says Karnataka govt

    Bengaluru Urban district received over 148.5 mm rainfall in the last 24 hours, the Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre reported.

  • Sep 05, 2022 12:21 PM IST

    BJP MLA urges party workers to join relief work

    BJP MLA Arvind Limbavalli tweets,"I request all the leaders and karyakartas to join the relief work in Mahadevapura assembly constituency as a few parts of the area have been flooded with water due to heavy rains in the past few days. Let us help people and ourselves and let us be cautious during the work."

  • Sep 05, 2022 12:19 PM IST

    Bengaluru received 131 mms rain, say weather authorities

    Marathahalli, Doddanekkundi and localities of Bengaluru North were completely flooded. Localities near HAL also received over 125mm rain till the early morning hours. Bengaluru city had an average of 131mm rains, according to data from the weather authorities. Read more

  • Sep 05, 2022 11:52 AM IST

    Bengaluru rains: Karnataka CM assures relief

    “There has been a lot of rain in Bengaluru, I have spoken to the BBMP commissioner. The rains (flooding) has happened in the same places as before which include Bommanahalli, Mahadevapura. Nearly 30 places have been impacted. I have asked that two SDRF (State Disaster Relief Force) be sent to Mahadevapura and Bommanahalli”, says chief minister Basavaraj Bommai. 

    He added that more relief workers would be sent if required.

    "Wherever there is water logging on roads, have instructed them (relief efforts) to drain it out. We have already made a plan on how to create temporary drains, all of this will be done," he added

  • Sep 05, 2022 11:48 AM IST

    Bengaluru rains: Boats sent to rescue people as roads turn into lakes

    Heavy rains have turned Bengaluru roads into lakes. A local website South First shared a video showing boats being deployed to rescue people.

  • Sep 05, 2022 11:42 AM IST

    ‘Never thought we’ll face…': Bengaluru residents react on heavy rains in the city

    “I never thought that we'll face this much waterlogging in Bengaluru. Somehow we have managed to reach here but it is yet to be seen how we'll reach our workplaces. Authorities should have taken care of the situation,” says a local

  • Sep 05, 2022 11:36 AM IST

    Bengaluru rains: List of localities severely impacted

    As heavy rains lash parts of Bengaluru, here are the list of localities severely affected by rains.

    - Rainbow Drive and surrounding areas

    - Spice Garden in Old Airport Rd

    - Borewell Road DNA Apartments and Surrounding areas

    - Forum Value mall and surrounding areas

    - Thubrahalli Extension

    - Munnekolala (PR layout, Shanthinikethan Colony

    - Balagere Main Road and surrounding areas

  • Sep 05, 2022 11:32 AM IST

    Bengaluru rains: Over 30 apartment complexes inundated

    More than Apartment Complexes are still inundated with water and the basements have 1 feet or more water

  • Sep 05, 2022 11:26 AM IST

    Bengaluru rains : Huge traffic congestion in Bengaluru, list of roads to avoid

    After heavy rains battered Bengaluru Sunday night, traffic congestion has once again been reported from several areas of the city. Traffic police in these areas have advised people against leaving homes unless absolutely necessary. Here are the roads you are advised to avoid.

  • Sep 05, 2022 11:22 AM IST

    Bengaluru resident tweets video of airport entrance being waterlogged

    A Bengaluru resident has shared video which shows the entrance of Bengaluru airport being submerged due to rain.

  • Sep 05, 2022 11:08 AM IST

    Bengaluru rain: ORR flooded 2nd time in week, Cops ask people not to step out

    Heavy rain that lashed out Bengaluru on Sunday night left city roads inundated once again. Even before recovering from the civic menace from the previous week, the outer ring road is once again taking a hit with heavy waterlogging all over. On Monday morning, the cops urged citizens to not step out, unless necessary as huge traffic congestion is expected during work hours. Read more

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Maharashtra-Karnataka boundary dispute: Security tightened in Belagavi district

Published on Nov 30, 2022 08:37 PM IST

Maharashtra-Karnataka boundary dispute: Security tightened in Belagavi district

Maharashtra-Karnataka boundary dispute: Security tightened in Belagavi district(Picture for representation)
Maharashtra-Karnataka boundary dispute: Security tightened in Belagavi district(Picture for representation)

Bengaluru schools find condoms, contraceptive pills, cigarettes in students' bag

Published on Nov 30, 2022 08:23 PM IST

They were found during the surprise checks in the schools' bags after the management received complaints about the usage of mobile phones.

Bengaluru schools find condoms, contraceptive pills, cigarettes in students' bag
Bengaluru schools find condoms, contraceptive pills, cigarettes in students' bag

Investors' Conclave for mining sector to be held in Bengaluru on December 3

Published on Nov 30, 2022 06:06 PM IST

He added that Karnataka chief minister Basavarj Bommai would be at the event.

Investors' Conclave for mining sector to be held in Bengaluru on December 3
Investors' Conclave for mining sector to be held in Bengaluru on December 3

Bengaluru: Man kills live-in partner by banging her head against wall: Report

Updated on Nov 30, 2022 04:31 PM IST

The deceased has been identified as Krishna Kumari, a native of Nepal, living in Bengaluru.

Bengaluru: Man kills live-in partner by banging her head against wall: Report
Bengaluru: Man kills live-in partner by banging her head against wall: Report

PFI ban: Karnataka high court dismisses plea against Centre's notification

Updated on Nov 30, 2022 04:00 PM IST

The PFI leader from the state had approached the high court challenging the Centre's decision.

In September, the Centre declared the PFI an ‘unlawful association’ and banned it for the next five years, (File)
In September, the Centre declared the PFI an ‘unlawful association’ and banned it for the next five years, (File)

WATCH: Road peels off in Karnataka's Gulbarga as man picks it apart

Published on Nov 30, 2022 03:14 PM IST

A road in Karnataka's Gulbarga peeled right off after a man demonstrated the poor quality work by picking it apart with his bare hands in a video that is making rounds on social media.

The man's identity could not be ascertained, however he requested that concerned authorities take action.(@HateDetectors/Twitter)
The man's identity could not be ascertained, however he requested that concerned authorities take action.(@HateDetectors/Twitter)

Popular Yakshagana dancer Kumble Sundar Rao passes away, CM Bommai pays tribute

Updated on Nov 30, 2022 02:49 PM IST

Apart from his work in the Yakshagana and Talamaddale art forms, Rao also served as a BJP MLA from Surathkal constituency from 1994 to 1999.

K'taka's Yakshagana dancer Kumble Sundar Rao passes away, CM Bommai pays tribute
K'taka's Yakshagana dancer Kumble Sundar Rao passes away, CM Bommai pays tribute

Kateel to seek explanation from BJP leaders who attended rowdy-sheeter's event

Published on Nov 30, 2022 02:18 PM IST

Karnataka BJP president Nalin Kumar Kateel on Tuesday said he will seek an explanation from party leaders, who shared the stage with rowdy-sheeter 'Silent' Sunil and made it clear that he will not be inducted into the party at any cost.

State president of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka Nalin Kumar Kateel. (Agencies)
State president of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka Nalin Kumar Kateel. (Agencies)

Trial run of electric locomotive begins between Karnataka's Birur and Arsikere

Updated on Nov 30, 2022 01:57 PM IST

The 42-km route was recently electrified by the South Western Railways and this will be the first electric locomotive between the two towns in the southern state.

Trial run of electric locomotive begins between Karnataka's Birur and Arsikere
Trial run of electric locomotive begins between Karnataka's Birur and Arsikere

Bengaluru NIA court sentences 3 JMB members to 7-year imprisonment

Published on Nov 30, 2022 11:22 AM IST

A special NIA court here sentenced three members of the proscribed Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) to seven-year rigorous imprisonment in two terror-related cases.

The case was initially registered by Karnataka Police at Soladevanahalli Police Station on July 7, 2019.
The case was initially registered by Karnataka Police at Soladevanahalli Police Station on July 7, 2019.

Karnataka news: Doctors recover 187 coins worth 462 from man's body

Published on Nov 30, 2022 09:52 AM IST

Doctors in Karnataka's Bagalkot removed 187 coins of various denominations from a 58-year-old man's stomach on Sunday and said he had swallowed them over a period of two to three months as he was suffering from a psychiatric disorder.

The coins, worth <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>462, weighed 1.5 kilograms in total. (HT Photo)
The coins, worth 462, weighed 1.5 kilograms in total. (HT Photo)

Bengaluru wakes up to 'unhealthy' AQI levels

Updated on Nov 30, 2022 09:17 AM IST

Bengaluru saw “unhealthy” AQI levels of 210 on Wednesday morning, with its major pollutants being PM2.5 - particulate matter - and carbon monoxide.

Air quality levels in Bengaluru notched up to hit this month's peak on Wednesday. (Sunil Ghosh/HT)(Image for representation)
Air quality levels in Bengaluru notched up to hit this month's peak on Wednesday. (Sunil Ghosh/HT)(Image for representation)

Former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah's biopic on the cards?

Published on Nov 30, 2022 08:01 AM IST

Amid reports on plans for former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's biopic, the senior Congress leader himself on Tuesday gave credence to it, saying some people have approached him in this regard.

There are reports that Tamil actor Vijay Sethupathi is being considered to play the role of the 75-year old Congress leader on the silver screen. (HT Archive)
There are reports that Tamil actor Vijay Sethupathi is being considered to play the role of the 75-year old Congress leader on the silver screen. (HT Archive)

22-year old woman raped by bike taxi driver and his friend in Bengaluru

Published on Nov 29, 2022 08:38 PM IST

The incident is said to have taken place during the intervening night between Friday and Saturday, in the Electronic City Police Station limits.

The woman had hired a 'Rapido' bike to go from one friend's house to another.
The woman had hired a 'Rapido' bike to go from one friend's house to another.

Farmer gets only 8 for 205 kg of onion after travelling 415 km to Bengaluru

Published on Nov 29, 2022 04:56 PM IST

A farmer travelled 415 kilometres from north Karnataka's Gadag district to Bengaluru to sell 205 kilos of onions and got ₹8.36 in return.

Onion prices were said to <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>500 per quintal a few days ago. (FILE)
Onion prices were said to 500 per quintal a few days ago. (FILE)
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