The garden city of Bangalore has received its highest rainfall this monsoon, breaking all the previous records, according to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).
The city recorded around 1615mm of rainfall this year, crossing the previous record of 1606mm rain in 2005. This caused misery to the residents to Bangalore as the rains claimed over 10 lives .
However on Monday Bangaloreans had some respite from rain as the showers stopped till evening following which the municipal corporation undertook the pothole filling process.
Government is investing Rs 50,000 crore for a period of five years to develop complete irrigation supply chain, water resources, distribution network and farm-level application solutions to achieve the target of providing water for every farm
**Dr Jitendra Singh to be Chief Guest at the Valedictory Session of the four-day Exercise tomorrow **
As a part of the first “Bay of Bengal Initiative For Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Corporation (BIMSTEC), Disaster Management Exercise - 2017, a Joint Field Training Exercise on Flood Rescue was conducted here today at the Yamuna Barrage, Wazirabad, in which the delegates & rescue teams of all the seven member nations of BIMSTEC group participated with great enthusiasm.