Besides ensuring mosquito control, people should drink filtered or boiled and cooled water, was his advice.
The state government had brought the Mallasandra area, which was earlier governed by the panchayat, under the aegis of the BBMP in March 2021.
A senior Urban Development Department official said flooding is not new to Bengaluru.
Bengaluru, which the British rulers had called as a 'City of thousand lakes' for having over 1,600 lakes, has about 400 water bodies today in the Bengaluru metropolitan region.
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The famed IT industry bore the brunt of the rain fury; there seems to be palpable anger among a section of citizens who felt let down by the political class during the crisis.
The team will also be visiting the rain-affected places in other districts and a detailed assessment report will likely be submitted in the coming week.
He held a meeting with the Inter-Ministerial Central Team (IMCT) headed by Home Ministry's joint secretary Ashish Kumar, which is visiting Karnataka to take stock of the flood havoc in the State.
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Residents of localities and apartments that were inundated are making attempts to drain out water and remove sludge from their houses and basements.
Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Wednesday appealed to the central team, which is in the state to assess rain damage, to study the strange rain pattern in Karnataka.
This has occurred as Dakshina Pinakini river is overflowing, causing the Channasandra bridge a prime link connecting the panchayat limits with Bengaluru to be submerged.
Parts of Bengaluru that were battered by torrential rains for the last couple of days appeared to be slowly returning to normalcy with floodwaters receding in some areas.
As an immediate measure, water is being drained out of flooded areas using pumps, the BBMP submitted.
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'We were forced to switch off the electricity supply point as it is in our flooded basement. Borewell water used for drinking cannot be pumped without power,' said a resident.
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Participants will discuss issues faced by them in the meeting. Besides, the BBMP Chief Commissioner will present a PPT on the problems of the city.
However, these are the same apartment and villa complexes which were listed for demolition as they have encroached on culverts of water bodies.
The Association for Democratic Reforms, in its recent report, had stated that on an average, MLAs from the state are the richest in the country.
The fallout of flooding is that many children of nearby apartments have been unable to attend school as buses have failed to enter.
Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai set out on night rounds in Bengaluru on Monday to assess the widespread damage caused by rain.
KPCC chief DK Shivakumar hit back, saying the government had failed to take measures to help people, and was blaming the Congress.