Pointing out that the drains are blocked by dumping of debris, the court asked the Palike counsel whether any temporary special grievance cell has been established.
Assessment report by govt says 33 per cent crops over 1.26 lakh hectare were destroyed
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.
Many start-up founders took to Twitter and spoke about their struggles in the past two days.
An alert has been sounded across the banks of the river Kollidam as water has been discharged at the rate of 90,000 cusecs from the Mettur dam.
As an immediate measure, water is being drained out of flooded areas using pumps, the BBMP submitted.
Flooded apartments, lack of drinking water force residents at L B Shastri Nagar in Bengaluru to check into hotels
'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.
Karnataka government to meet software companies on Wednesday as Bengaluru continues to reel under floods
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.
BBMP has asked marooned residents of Marathahalli and Yamalur to shift temporarily to safe localities as their apartments continue to remain flooded with rain and drain water.
Citizens now scan the sky every evening to look for dark clouds, fearing the next spell of rain could add misery to their plight.
For those suffering the aftermath of the heavy rain and flooding in the city, here are some groups that are lending a helping hand. And for those willing to volunteer, here’s how you can
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.
23-year-old electrocuted trying to take support of electric pole
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.
The government has come in for some stinging criticism for its failure to handle the rain and floods.