Following heavy rains that marooned Bengaluru's Yelahanka Zone area on Sunday midnight and Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah had dialed Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai and sought details about the rain-related damages in Bengaluru and state.
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Apart from Tamil Nadu, the IMD predicts light to moderate rain in Karnataka, Karaikal, Kerala, Mahe, and Puducherry during the next five days.
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The district administration declared holiday for schools even as the state government sounded a high alert in view of a low-pressure area in the Bay of Bengal triggering more heavy rains.
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The report, uploaded on the CAG website on November 11 refers to shortcomings with regard to capacity building, flood forecasting and land cover use.
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Meanwhile, Andhra Pradesh is on alert with the NDRF and SDRF ready for action as the state receives heavy rain.
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According to a statement from the IMD, heavy rains are the result of cyclonic depressions over the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal. The Met department said that the depression will move towards the coast of Tamil Nadu, leading to heavy rainfall in adjacent Karnataka.
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Chief Minister MK Stalin alleged that the former AIADMK government took commissions for the smart city project and that crores of rupees were wasted with no results to show for them.
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In the capital city, the Greater Chennai Corporation has established 160 relief camps. In Chennai, a 24-hour toll-free helpline (1070) has been designated to handle rain-related complaints. Four National Disaster Response Force teams have already been dispatched in the state.
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Heavy rains had lashed the capital on Sunday and Monday. According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), this October has been the wettest in Delhi in 65 years.
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The state has been devastated with flooded roads and buildings, destroyed bridges and overflowing water bodies leaving locals and tourists stranded - some in remote and dangerous locations.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached out to Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Dhami and Union Minister of State for Defence and Tourism Ajay Bhatt and reviewed the situation on the ground due to heavy rains.
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Kerala is on high alert as the state prepares to open the shutters of three dams -- Idukki, Pamba and Edamalayar -- to ease off the water levels amid prediction of more heavy rains.
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The red alert prompted the hill state's government to halt pilgrims on the Char Dham yatra route, including the Badrinath Yatra, at several spots and advised them to not continue until the weather improves.
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Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, Prime Minister Modi said he spoke to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and took stock of the situation in the state.
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday assured that all possible support will be provided to rain-ravaged Kerala.
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