Poor infrastructure planning blamed for putting India's Silicon Valley under water

IT complexes in Bengaluru are drowning under rain and sewage water overflowing from swollen lakes and blocked storm drains. PHOTO: REUTERS
Vehicles stuck in a traffic jam on Outer Ring Road following heavy rainfall, in Bengaluru, India, on Sept 6, 2022. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
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BENGALURU - Torrential rains in Bengaluru have bared the flaws in the city's civic infrastructure, with major arterial roads flooded and IT parks submerged, throwing life out of gear for a week.

With the meteorological department predicting stormy weather till Friday, residents of India's Silicon Valley question if the devastation is the price it is paying for building tech offices in wetlands.

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