Record rain turns Bengaluru into water world, city put on alert

As per the IMD report on Tuesday, Bengaluru recorded its highest single-day rainfall in August in 24 hours – 162.1mm – since August 27, 1890. The department has issued a yellow alert in Bengaluru Urban district for Wednesday and Thursday too. Three lakes – Bellandur, Varthur and Nallurahalli – overflowed and around 400 cars parked in basements of apartments around Nallurahalli lake were submerged.