Several parts of Ramanathapuram and Sivaganga districts received heavy rain on Friday, bringing cheer to the people.

The rain, which began at around 10.30 a.m., continued till around 12 noon. The town received good rainfall for the first time since May. Rainwater logged the streets such as Vandikkara Street, Vevekanandar Street, Salai Street, Kenikarai, Agraharam Road and other low lying areas of the town.

The sky was overcast all through the day in Ramanathapuram. Other areas including Paramakudi, a few places around Thiruvadanai received moderate to heavy rain.

The rain had brought down the temperature to a great extent, which was abnormally high during the last few days. It was expected that the present climate would continue to prevail for a few more days.

Sivaganga

Many parts of Sivaganga districts including Karaikudi and Sivaganga also received heavy downpour on Friday. The people of Karaikudi enjoyed the heavy rain that lashed at the early hours. Many streets were flooded due to the heavy rainfall.

RELATED NEWS

Heavy rain lashes Tamil Nadu July 18, 2010

More In: Madurai