Bengaluru, July 29: Just a day's rainfall has crippled the Silicon Valley of India- Bengaluru. While traffic snarls are commonplace, the city is struggling to cope with clogged roads and overflowing lakes now. The BBMP and BDA are as usual busy pointing fingers at each other.
But the trouble is faced by the common man. Close to 110 families are confined within their home as their area is inundated.
Although help is being extended to them in the form of food and water, they are cut off from the very basic needs of electricity and drinking water.
According to the Met Department, Bengaluru just witnessed the highest rainfall in seven years.
Here's how the city braves the rain:
Police launch rescue operation for the stranded in certain areas in Bengaluru.
Hell seems to have broken loose as vehicles and trees can be seen damaged in the rain.
Duo Layout and Doctor's Layout are the most affected with water levels rising upto 5 feet.
Rescue operations have been launched to rescue the stranded.
Flood water and the struggling crowd
Police officials launch rescue operations for those stranded.
Close to 10 trees have been uprooted because of the rains.
A no man's land
The roads seem to lead to nowhere in Bengaluru.
The overflowing lakes lead to an increasing traffic snarls.