Watch: Heavy rainfall lashes Bengaluru, uproots trees

Bengaluru: Due to the heavy rainfall in Bengaluru last night, several Trees got uprooted disturbing the normal life in many parts of the city. While power and telephone lines got snapped in several places, rain accompanied by strong winds forced people to scurry indoors. However, the road- clearance process is still underway.

Mr Sundar M. Metri, head of meteorological centre, Bengaluru predicted more thunderstorms over the next two to three days. Traffic came to a grinding halt in Shantinagar, Jayanagar, Govindarajanagara and surrounding areas.

A KSRTC bus was stuck at the Kino Theatre underpass as water had risen up to its windows. Passengers and the crew climbed out of the windows to safety.

Water logging was reported from Konena Agrahara, Sweeper Lane, Nataraja theatre, Malleswaram 12 th Cross, West Park near Venugopalaswamy temple and BTM Layout 100 Feet Road.