What ails Bengaluru’s lakes

September 22, 2022 12:06 pm | Updated October 03, 2022 04:17 pm IST

A view of Hulimavu lake in Bengaluru

A view of Hulimavu lake in Bengaluru | Photo Credit: BHAGYA PRAKASH K

As Bengalureans try to move on from the deluge that crippled normal life recently, the focus was back on the city’s neglected lakes, many of which rose from inconspicuousness with a fury rarely seen before. The Hindu delves into what ails Bengaluru’s once famous lakes and where they stand today.

Watch | The troubled waters of Bengaluru
The recent flooding in Bengaluru was less a result of the amount of rainfall it received, and more a direct consequence of the diminishing capacity of the city’s lakes to hold excess water. | Video Credit: K Bhagya Prakash

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