Two persons are feared dead in the heavy rains that lashed the city on Friday night.
Mithun, 28,working at a private firm was washed away in the rajakaluve on Friday late night in S.R. Layout,in Basavapura Ward.
Mithun’s bike parked by the road side fell into the fiercely flowing drain and when he tried to lift his bike,he also fell into the drain and was washed away in the waters,sources said.
Two teams of National Disaster Response Force teams have begun rescue and search operations at the drain where he was washed away Saturday morning.
The teams are yet to rescue him or recover his body.Sources said it was highly unlikely that he would have survived.
In another incident,a senior citizen Muniyamma, 62,was killed and two others injured when the compound wall of Godrej Company premises collapsed due to heavy rains and fell over two asbestos sheet roofed houses adjoining the compound in Kaveri Nagar,Garudacharpalya.
While all three of them were severely injured and rushed to the nearby Vaidehi Hospital, she succumbed to her injuries a few hours later.
The remaining two are still being treated and are said to be out of danger.
Nearly 400 houses in Sai Layout,Gururaja Layout, Pai Layout and other adjoining areas in K.R. Puram has been flooded with knee deep water due to the rains.
Trilok Chandra,Special Commissioner, Mahadevapura,said Mahadevapura and Yelahanka zones were the most affected due to heavy rains during a short time window on Friday night.
Singapura Lake in Yelahanka zone overflowed Friday night and flooded houses nearby.There was waterlogging in parts of Vidyaranyapura as well.
Urban Development Minister and K.R.Puram MLA Byrathi Basavaraj,who visited the flood-hit areas, faced the ire of residents who complained that no preventive measures were taken to prevent floods after the May 16 incident.
Mr.Basavaraj assured them that interventions to prevent flooding were already set into motion and all works would be completed by March 2023.
There was knee-deep water on Saturday morning. Now the water inflow has stopped after the civic body brought in a JCB and put a block to stop the flow from the lake,said Anil, a resident of the apartment complex.
The BBMP, in a statement, said there was water logging on several roads in Vidyaranyapura and water gushed into over 30 houses in the area.
Meanwhile on Sunday in the early morning the SDRF team traced mithun body from rajakaluve . His body was handed over to the family..
Former bbmp councillor jayaprakash paid condolences to the family.The bbmp officials paid 5 lakh compensation to the family to the father’s account.