April Rains Flood Bangalore Roads, Clog Metro Stations & Cause Flight Diversions. See Pics

by Sanjana Shenoy
April Rains Flood Bangalore Roads, Clog Metro Stations & Cause Flight Diversions. See Pics

Scorching heat in Bangalore gave way to heavy rains on Tuesday, April 4. And due to heavy rains in Devanhalli, 14 flights were diverted from Kempegowda International Airport and 6 departures faced delays. Amid the thunderstorm and downpours many IT areas in the city like Whitefield, Sarjapur, Varthur and Bellandur faced clogging on roads and immense traffic. And trust Bangaloreans to give timely updates on Twitter.

April Rains Transform Bangalore Into Venice?

Twitteratis are pouring the microblogging platform with reactions and updates as Bangalore faces heavy rains in just April.  @Karthik__gm shared pictures of roads in Bangalore city, flooded, resulting in maddening traffic. In his caption, he comments that people don’t need trips to Venice when they can experience the same level of aquatic adventure in Bangalore. Karthik goes on to remind Bangaloreans not to forget their paddles. 

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Twitteratis Share Reactions & Updates About The Downpours In The City

Here are some other reactions you need to check out-

Bangaloreans are certainly remembering Venice thanks to roads clogged by rainwater.

Oh Damn!

Rain surge pricing in Bangalore is really!

The garden city’s weather has mood swings! Just saying!


We can’t imagine. We don’t want to imagine!

This is really concerning!

It’s shocking to see the newly inaugurated Nallurhalli Metro Station has water seeping with just one rain.

The sorry state of the drainage system in Bangalore would leave Bangaloreans planning to buy a boat during the rainy season.


A Twitterati even got Dhoom 3 in the picture!

A true Bangalorean always carries a raincoat and an umbrella.

It’s time to implement work-from-home and hybrid working models.

Meanwhile, India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that Bangalore will receive rainfall and thunderstorms till April 6. Be ready to stay indoors or carry raincoats and umbrellas, especially during evenings and nights as those are the times you can expect heavy rainfall in the city. Also, these rains are expected to bring down the temperatures.

Cover Image Courtesy: @ApachegirlPooja and @Karthik__gm/ Twitter