Drowning man saved by passers-by in India flood

STORY: Torrential rains lashed Bengaluru on Monday, causing crippling traffic disruptions and prompting several offices to issue work-from-home orders to employees. People were also wading in waist-high water in parts of the city.

Annual rainfall is essential in India as rains support two-thirds of the population living in rural areas who rely on farming. However, excessive rainfall cause problems like floods, landslides, and water-borne diseases.