Parts of the city received heavy showers last night as a result of which roads got clogged and a few trees were uprooted.Heavy rain was reported in southern and eastern parts of the city and in some areas huge branches of trees came falling down.
The Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) officials said there was heavy rain in Basavanagudi, JP Nagar, Kathriguppe, Banashankari, Hennur and Lingarajapuram.
The short spell of rain started late at night and thus there were no traffic jams. This reporter went to the BBMP control room around 1 am to survey the damage. The control room was inundated with phone calls.
There were many calls relating to Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) and the officers at the control room were guiding the residents and helping them with related contact numbers.
Water logging was also reported in a few areas. Water gushed into houses in low-lying areas at Sankey Road, Malleswaram 15th Cross and many other places. Even the storm water drain at JP Nagar 6th Phase was overflowing. The BBMP Commissioner H Siddaiah was in regular touch with the control room.