Houses submerged in water, traffic on deadlock and vehicles being swept away…these are the scenes spotted in Hyderabad almost a week ago leaving thousands of people victims. Days after which, the same frightening scenes were witnessed in Bengaluru after an overnight batter rain batter.
A 30-sec video on social media which has a car being swept away in the deluge reportedly from Hosakerehalli area narrated the seriousness of the havoc in the city. According to the fresh reports over 500 houses were flooded while almost 500 vehicles including 100 cars were swept away in the heavy current.
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As per the weatherman, at least 15 localities across the city received more than 50mm of rain. Koramangala, BTM Layout, Jayanagara, Basavanagudi, RR Nagar, Hosakerehalli, Basavangudi, Nagarabavi, Kengeri, Malleshwaram, and other parts of the city are among the worst-affected areas in the city.
According to the Indian Meteorological Department, the city is expected to “receive light to moderate spells of rain with intermittent heavy spells of rainfall” in and around Bengaluru till October 28. Addressing the issue, the state Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa announced a compensation of Rs 25,000 to each house that has got damaged due to rainfall.