Highest rainfall recorded in Sulur, lowest in Annur

Though it was just a marginal improvement in storage, Tuesday’s showers have helped in pushing up water levels in reservoirs.

Total rainfall

The district recorded a total of 331.07 mm rainfall and the average was 27.59 mm.

The highest of 63.20 mm was recorded in Sulur and the lowest of 3.80 mm was recorded in Annur.

According to reports reaching the district headquarters, rainfall in mm recorded in the last 24 hours that ended at 8.30 a.m. on Wednesday are as follows; Peelamedu Airport 30.80, Mettuppalayam 16.20, Pollachi 19, TNAU 36.80, Chincona 20, Chinnakallar 12, Valparai PAP 46, Valparai Taluk office 66, Coimbatore South 17.27, Sholayar 61, Parambikulam 58, Aliyar 38.6, Thirumurthy 28, Amaravathy 14, Uppar 40, Bhavani 11.6, Thoonakadavu 23, Peruvaripallam 27, Upper Nirar 12, Vettaikaranpudur 33 and Makkinampatti 40.

Siruvani catchment recorded 20 mm rainfall and the reservoir caters to the drinking water needs of West Coimbatore and a number of wayside habitations.

Storage in reservoirs in ft (Full Reservoir Level in brackets): Shoalyar 154.58 (160), Parambikulam 37.17 (72), Aliyar 88.20 (120), Thirumurthy 47.10 (60), Amaravathy 47.67 (90).

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