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Sunday, October 29, 2006

Widespread rain in Tuticorin

Rain lashed the district on Wednesday night and in the wee hours of Thursday. A total of 338.2 mm rainfall, with an average of 16.97 mm, was recorded in the district during the 24 hours ending 8 a.m. on Thursday. The Minister for Animal Husbandry, P. Geetha Jeevan, visited George Road, which was flooded in the overnight rain and supervised steps taken by the municipal administration to drain the water.

Following is the amount of rainfall recorded (in mm) at different stations:
Tiruchendur 15; Kayalpattinam 9; Kulasekarapattinam 11.2; Vilathikulam 8.4; Kadalkudi 16; Soorangudi 17; Kovilpatti 9; Kayathar 58; Kadambur 47; Ottapidaram 13; Maniyachi 48; Vedanatham 7; Keezha Arasadi 14; Ettayapuram 20; Sattankulam 2; Srivaikundam 7.4; Kazhugamali 8.2 and Tuticorin 12.2.

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