Transactions of State Bank of India customers were affected on Tuesday after connectivity issues

In a tweet, the SBI said: "Intermittent connectivity issues have delayed making our services available to our esteemed customers today. We hope to be able to serve you normally before noon. All channels (except ATMs and POS machines) will be affected."

In the interim, 40 crore customers across the country continued to face hardships following the breakdown of services.

Some took to social media to convey their anguish.

The Bank has the largest network of over 22,100 branches in India with an ATM / CDM network of over 58,500 and total BC outlets of more than 62,200