Heavy Rain in South India: South India is in the grip of heavy rains these days. It has been raining incessantly for the last few days, due to which normal life has come to a standstill. According to the Meteorological Department, there is no hope of relief for the people here at present. IMD has issued heavy rain warning for Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh from 8-9 September. Due to heavy rains, many areas have been flooded. People are facing lot of problems.
The South Indian state of Karnataka has been the most affected by the heavy rains. The worst condition of everyone is that of the world famous capital of Bangalore, known as IT City. There is an influx on the streets here. Boats are running instead of trains. Due to incessant rains, the supply of water and electricity has come to a standstill, due to which people are facing a lot of trouble. The outskirts have been flooded. Boats are being used to supply essential goods.
people going to office by tractor
For the first time in Bangalore, which is called Silicon Valley due to IT hub, such a situation has arisen that people have to take the help of tractor to go to office. Employees working in IT companies are going to their offices by tractors. An IT employee told that we are going to our office by paying 50 rupees every day. Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said that he will talk to the IT companies regarding the problem of the employees.
Photos and videos of works going from tractor to office are becoming quite viral on social media. At the same time, the question is also being raised that the drainage system of a world class city like Bangalore is such that due to heavy rains, boats have come on the roads. Due to heavy rains, the roads have been flooded, due to which there is more traffic jam. Hundreds of crores of rupees are being lost due to this.
condition of other states
Among other South Indian states, Kerala and Tamil Nadu are witnessing more trouble due to rains. Due to heavy rains in Kerala, a waterfall near the capital Thiruvananthapuram was suddenly flooded, in which two people were washed away. Among them was a child of 8 years. The Meteorological Department has issued an alert regarding heavy rains in other districts of the state including the capital Thiruvananthapuram.
At the same time, due to heavy rains in Tamil Nadu, there have been incidents of landslides in many districts. Transport and other essential services came to a standstill in the Nilgiris due to heavy rains. Apart from this, rail service has also come to a standstill in many districts due to landslides.