Due to the incessant rains in the city, the Bengaluru Urban Commissioner has declared a holiday for all schools and colleges in the city on August 30 due to rains. Educational institutions in Mysuru and Mandya will also remain shut on Tuesday.
The state has been witnessing heavy rains for the past few days, several places in Bengaluru were waterlogged while districts like Mandya, Mysuru, and Ramanagara saw floods. The Bengaluru -Mysuru expressway was flooded leading to vehicles being submerged and authorities were forced to divert the traffic through other routes.
According to the weather forecast, Bengaluru will receive moderate to heavy rainfall till September 1.
“Widespread moderate to heavy rains with isolated very heavy rains likely over BBMP area. Maximum & minimum temperatures likely to be around 28 and 19 degrees Celsius respectively,” IMD said in the statement. In Bengaluru urban limits, several places were inundated on Monday.
It is suggested that the plans made be stalled or postponed and avoid using roads that face traffic issues at peak hours.