Heavy rain lashes Bangalore for over four hours

Heavy rain lashes Bangalore for over four hours

Bangaloreans had a tough time on Monday night as rain lashed the City for over four hours throwing life out of gear. This also exposed the poor monsoon preparedness of the government agencies.

According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), the City experienced a monsoon burst, which is another phenomenon of the pre-monsoon showers. At least 17 trees were uprooted and power outage and water logging were reported from different parts of the City. The downpour which started around 7 pm continued till midnight. Kempegowda International Airport too recorded heavy rain, resulting in flight diversions.

The City recorded 27.2 mm rainfall till 11:30 pm, while the HAL airport recorded 34 mm. A maximum wind speed of 70 kmph was recorded at 6:50 pm.

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