Bengaluru Airport Elevated Corridor Temporarily Flooded After Rainfall; Netizens Ask, “Why Should We Pay Toll For This?”

Motorists were stuck in traffic for long hours due to massive congestion at the elevated airport corridor in Bengaluru after heavy downpours.

by Tashika Tyagi
Bengaluru Airport Elevated Corridor Temporarily Flooded After Rainfall; Netizens Ask, “Why Should We Pay Toll For This?”

People travelling to and from Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru were stuck in traffic for long hours on Monday after the elevated corridor was flooded due to heavy rainfall. After about three hours of continuous rain on Monday evening, the elevated highway near the airport was temporarily flooded. This led to traffic congestion in the area and also raised questions amongst Netizens on how an elevated road could be flooded.

Bengaluru Airport Elevated Corridor Flooded After Heavy Rainfall

After non-stop downpours in north Bengaluru on Monday, the Bengaluru Airport elevated corridor was temporarily flooded. The elevated expressway along Bellary Road experienced waterlogging. This led to motorists being stuck in traffic for long hours. The traffic police were on site and tried to ease the traffic flow.

From luxury cars and BMTC buses to autos, everyone was affected by this traffic congestion near the airport. Several vehicles, reportedly, broke down as well. MN Anucheth, Joint Commissioner of Police Traffic, Bengaluru, posted about this on X (formerly Twitter).

As per a Deccan Herald report, due to the incessant rain, many motorists were left stranded. Since the showers lasted a few hours, people were forced to seek shelter under metro stations, bus stands, and buildings.

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Netizens React To Flooding On The Elevated Road

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Image Courtesy: X/@Jointcptraffic

While rainfall and traffic congestion aren’t a new phenomenon, the fact that Bengaluru Airport’s elevated corridor was flooded has raised many questions. Many people on the Internet asked how an elevated road could be flooded while others raised questions about why one should pay toll tax for roads like this one. Here are some tweets you cannot miss out on.

After Mumbai, Bengaluru also seems to be reeling under the effects of heavy rainfall! While the water congestion in Bengaluru was temporary, it does raise many questions. Share your thoughts about this in the comments section.

Cover Image Courtesy: X/@Jointcptraffic

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