Catchments continue to receive rain

Showers in the catchments of Parambikulam — Aliyar Project (PAP) is providing a steady inflow into reservoirs in the region.

Coimbatore district in the last 24 hours that ended at 8.30 a.m. on Wednesday recorded a rainfall of 113.70 mm and the average rainfall stood at 9.48 mm.

Highest of 30 mm was recorded at Chinnakallar and the lowest of 0.40 mm was recorded at TNAU in Coimbatore City.

Rainfall in mm in other places; Pollachi 14.30 mm, Cincona 24, Valparai PAP 22, Valparai taluk office 22.

Siruvani reservoir, which caters to the drinking water needs of a part of Coimbatore City and a number of wayside habitations, recorded as much as 35 mm at the dam site but only 6 mm at the foothills.

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