Bangalore NewsHighlights: Heavy rain accompanied by gusty winds lashed Bengaluru on Tuesday night. Several trees were uprooted, disrupting traffic and waterlogging in various parts of the city.
According to the BBMP control room, trees were uprooted in Banashankari, Baggulaguntai, Peenya, Malleswaram, MIA Layout, Bagalgunte, Jakkasandra, Dynamic Factory, Sanjaynagar Dollars Colony, Bhadrappa layout, Yajnalli Om Shakti temple, Gayathrinagar, Rajaji Nagar, Seshadripuarm and KR Road.
Trees fell on cars near Devegowda petrol bunk in Padmanabhanagar, and near Lalbagh Metro station. Waterlogging was reported from Bilekahalli and other areas on Bannerghatta Road, Yeshwantpur, Bellandur, HSR Layout, BTM Layout, Koramangala and other areas. The highest rainfall in the city on Tuesday was recorded at Doddabidarakallu, which received 147 mm.
Meanwhile, The Bengaluru Police and the Karnataka State Industrial Security Force(KSISF) went into a tizzy Monday evening after a man suspected of carrying a prohibited item refused to cross the security check at the Majestic metro station. Minutes after he walked away, the Bengaluru Metro was put on high alert.