Weatherman predicts more rain

Weatherman predicts more rain

 Traffic in several parts of Bangalore came to a grinding halt with the City receiving a total of six cm rainfall on Monday,

 Motorists faced a tough time navigating waterlogged roads. Places like KR Puram near Salem Bridge, NGEF Junction, Kundanahalli Junction, Koramangala, Sreenivagilu, Anepalya to Adugodi junction and Madivala near Koramangala water tank witnessed bumper-to-bumper traffic. The downpour left a tree uprooted at Shankarmutt near Modi Hospital in Rajajinagar and several houses in Marathahalli were inundated.

The City received about two mm of rainfall from 7 pm to 8.30 pm, while Yelahanka and HAL Airport received 36.9 mm and 37.8 mm rainfall respectively.

Weather experts predict that thunderstorms with rain will continue to lash the City for next two days.

According to the Met authorities, the upper air cyclonic circulation has become weak, as a result of which, rainfall on September 2 was lesser when compared to that on September 1. Meteorological Department Director incharge B Puttanna said:

“The expected average amount of rainfall for the month of September in the City is 211.5 mm. On September 1, about 79.8 mm of rainfall was received. We are hopeful that the City will get more showers in the coming days.”

Seven cars damaged

A retaining wall of an apartment complex collapsed damaging seven cars in Doddnekkundi on Monday night. Rescue teams from Fire and Emergency Department rushed to the spot to look for any casualities. However, there was no report of any loss of limb or life

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