Google has suffered a rare outage globally with users unable to access gmail, YouTube and other Google-owned services on Monday evening (IST).
Users have taken to social media to share their difficulties in accessing Gmail, Google Drive, the Android Play Store, Maps, and other key services.
A statement by Google said that the company was aware of a problem with Gmail and other services.
Google users took to social media share their experience with some detecting a tinge of humor as well.
— Ramandeep Lohan (@ramandeeplohan2) December 14, 2020
Searching in google for why google is down*
— Griefer PPS (@GrieferPps) December 14, 2020
— Mustafa Furkan Kural (@musfurkankural) December 14, 2020
However, YouTube was restored within few minutes of the outage in India. Google’s search engine, however, remained unaffected by the outage that adversely impacted other services.