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Old 27th April 2010, 21:24   #346
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Was driving back from EC to HSR and suddenly I felt someone pelting stones on my safari.They were snow flakes.No damage to the vehicle though.
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Old 28th April 2010, 14:30   #347
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Yesterday due to rains & winds a good tree in front of our apartments fell :-(. Now the place looks empty and naked!.
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Mostly due to its roots being cut-off due to some BBMP/BWSSB guys digging roads or doing drainage work. The single most important reason for Tress falling in Bangalore.
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thats gruesome! i love rains but this side of the rain is something i dont like at all! i cant take the sight of huge trees fallen or cut...

btw i guess its the right time for you and other residents to plant another sapling there....

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Old 28th April 2010, 15:40   #350
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The last week apparently record number of trees fell, we are killing our environment at the cost of development, what will we give our kids as nature? Sad that short sighted people run the show when it comes to town planning etc
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thats sad! well this way our kids will have only concrete!:(


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The last week apparently record number of trees fell, we are killing our environment at the cost of development, what will we give our kids as nature? Sad that short sighted people run the show when it comes to town planning etc
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Old 28th April 2010, 17:22   #352
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thats gruesome! i love rains but this side of the rain is something i dont like at all! i cant take the sight of huge trees fallen or cut...

btw i guess its the right time for you and other residents to plant another sapling there....
How very true, me and wife were pretty sad to see that fallen tree. I had to console her telling that we would plan some saplings to replace that. Planning to put a neem tree. It grows fast and requires low maintenance. Will be going to lalbagh the weekend to get info and saplings if there are.

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The last week apparently record number of trees fell, we are killing our environment at the cost of development, what will we give our kids as nature? Sad that short sighted people run the show when it comes to town planning etc
In my childhood I used to play in paddy fields, coconut groves and big government school ground. I feel bad that in the name of development we just keep on destroying the simple things in life.
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Mostly due to its roots being cut-off due to some BBMP/BWSSB guys digging roads or doing drainage work. The single most important reason for Tress falling in Bangalore.
Why do you deprive BESCOM chaps of that special honour of cutting the trees according to their whims and fancies? In many places, power lines run above the canopy of trees or very near to the trees. BESCOM chaps visit the place at regular intervals and chop off those parts of the trees that are below or near the power lines. The trees have one-side growth, become handicapped and finally get uprooted even for a small breeze. This is the price we pay for haphazard growth and development.
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Going a bit OT, this morning was talking to a friend and he said he had to get both of his kids to summer camps as they have no place to play near to thier house and this is the only way to keep them engaged!

I guess most of us were lucky that we had huge grounds to play, tree was a part of games....i pity future generation.


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In my childhood I used to play in paddy fields, coconut groves and big government school ground. I feel bad that in the name of development we just keep on destroying the simple things in life.
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Yes, Bad scene with very heavy winds and thunders.
For me, its a good scene!!
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Heavy rain for 15 mins in Jayanagar. My tennis session is washed out :(
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Heavy rains in Domlur / Indiranagar / Airport road. Got drenched when we went out for a coffee/ smoke break.
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Just now, it started raining in Basaveswaranagar.
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Thats good to know, one of my friends house they have implemented the "rain water harvesting". normally they needed to get the water tanker once or twice a week but when it rains well they sustain for a month or more.
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Thank you guys for the welcome signs. I so happy I will be in Bangalore from Tomorrow. I hope all three cars idle for over 3 months now will start and get wet.
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