You think that's Snow? Look closer, it's from Bangalore

Update 4[07-Jun-15]: Updated more photos
Update 3[21-May-15]: A video of the 'firey' lake. Part of my video made it into news :) Scroll down to view it
Update 2[17-May-15]: There has been a fire at Bellandur lake. Apparently the methane deposits from the polluted lake caused this fire - Fire on Bellandur Lake
Update 1[12-May-15] : Added more photos, videos, and news links

It's been ages since I've blogged. Life, work and laziness got in the way. But here I am, blogging about something that has bothered me everyday.

I live at Sarjapur Road, and commute every day to Bagmane Tech Park(CV Raman Nagar). After dropping my wife at Ecospace, I take the route via Yemalur which get me to HAL. This route flows right next to the Bellandur lake, and every day I get bothered about the condition the lake is in. While the view looks gorgeous, the sad truth is it's just pollution and a very stingy smell. Here is how it looks
This foam covers this part of the lake completely(there is another section towards the other side of the lake). On searching for more info, I found this video -



I have no idea what this is, but I know it's bad. Can we do something about it? Let me know in the comments.










A video -


News links -
http://www.thenewsminute.com/article/alarming-images-bengaluru-lakes-bubbling-over-authorities-shrug-responsibility
http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/when-the-varthur-lake-bubbled-over/article7148523.ece?w=city
http://www.evartha.in/2015/04/29/05859.html
http://www.mathrubhumi.com/story.php?id=547064
A screenshot from Singapore Newspaper(Thanks to +Shahid AC )