Changing weather patterns, accompanied by encroachment and pollution of the city’s lakes, have spelled doom for the delicate relationship between Bengaluru’s lake-dependent communities.
A large number of vehicles, including apple-laden trucks coming from Kinnaur, are stranded on the road.
Hong Kong's weather observatory said the latest torrential rain was brought by the "trough of low pressure associated with (the) remnant of Haikui".
Flooding triggered by rainstorms also hit neighbouring Bulgaria and Turkey, killing a total of 18 people in all three countries since the rains began Tuesday.
The HC said that when the body is not available, the question of the respondent insisting on a certificate in terms of Form 4A would be completely illogical.
Flooding was reported on Bannerghatta Road even on Wednesday morning, leading to traffic jams. Motorists had to plough through flooded streets.
In Mucum, a city of about 50,000 residents, rescuers found 15 bodies in a single house. Once the storm had passed, residents discovered a trail of destruction...
The intensity of the rain was such that it led to water stagnating at levels of up to four feet in areas like OU colony and Panchavati colony in Manikonda.
Three persons, including a farmer and two agriculture labourers, were killed and four others sustained injuries when lightning struck them in Jayashankar-Bhupalpally district.
Mayor Gadwal Vijayalaxmi held a teleconference, during which she instructed officials to remain vigilant and take preventive measures to protect city residents and their property.
The lifting of gates also necessitated the issuance of a high alert to residents residing downstream of both reservoirs along the course of the Musi River.
In the 24 hours ending at 8.30 AM on Sunday, very heavy rainfall occurred at one or two places over the Kadapa and Nandyal districts of Rayalaseema.
According to Telugu Ganga project junior engineer Ravichandra Kumar, floodwater was discharged at the rate of 2,500 cusecs at 8 AM.
Several roads, including Magadi Road, Mysuru Road, Outer Ring Road, Electronics City, Old Airport Road, and Koramangala, were inundated.
"These coastal towns have no protection because they are directly facing the Pacific," said Isabela rescue official Constante Foronda, putting the number of evacuees in Isabela at 372.
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Meanwhile, the Chandigarh-Shimla national highway was closed at Chakki Mor due to heavy rain for safety reasons.
More than 175 people have died in Pakistan in rain-related incidents since the monsoon season began in late June, mainly due to electrocution and buildings collapsing, emergency services have reported
The farmers are demanding a package of Rs 50,000 crore from the Centre for damages caused by floods in the northern region, including Punjab.
Sixteen farm bodies had given the call for staging a demonstration here to seek compensation for losses caused by floods. Farmers are demanding a package of Rs 50,000 crore from the Centre.