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IMD: Situation may worsen as “Red alert” for Bengaluru in next 48 hours, WFH for IT employees, traffic police issued advisory

Situation of Bengaluru can get worst as red alert predicted for next 2 days. Flood-hit Bengaluru can get water crisis. Work From Home For TCS, Wipro and IT Employees.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
Updated Date

Bengaluru: Alert for the people of Bangalore, heavy rain will continue this week as well. After the rain in Bengaluru for the last several days, a flood-like situation has arisen in the city. The situation had not even improved yet that the Meteorological Department has issued a new warning regarding rain. The Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rain in the city for the next few days.

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“Red alert” for Bengaluru
While flood waters receded in some parts of Bengaluru, the weather department has predicted heavy rainfall over south interior Karnataka, including the city, for the next two days. In its latest bulletin, the IMD forecasted heavy to very heavy rainfall over a few places in coastal and south interior Karnataka on September 8-9 and interior Karnataka on September 9-10. Stay tuned to India.com for all the latest updates on Bengaluru rains.

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Work From Home For TCS, Wipro and IT Employees
In the wake of the grim situation, top IT companies –Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Wipro have announced work from home for their employees.

“A cyclonic circulation lies over interior Karnataka and neighbourhood. A trough runs from cyclonic circulation over east-central and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal to north Kerala across Rayalaseema and south interior Karnataka,” according to metrological department.

Due to heavy rains, many residential areas of the city have also been waterlogged. Because of which many expensive cars are still submerged in water. CM has issued special orders to remove encroachment from inside the city. The state government has also given special orders to the officials for cleaning the drains of the city.

Massive traffic jam on Marathahalli-Silk Board junction road in Bengaluru amid severe waterlogging caused due to heavy rainfall. HAL traffic police in Bengaluru have given a traffic advisory to avoid going towards Eco World as water logging has not been cleared yet.

Bengaluru Rains: State govt holds meeting with heads of tech companies

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After the unprecedented rainfall exposed the limitations of infrastructure in Bengaluru, especially in the regions that house the IT companies, the state government yesterday held a meeting with the heads and representatives of the tech companies. The heads and representatives of the tech companies such as Infosys, Wipro, Emphasis, Goldman Sachs, Intel, TCS, Philips, Sonata and others attended the meeting.

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