All rivers are in spate; 50 tanks brimming with water
Heavy rain lashed various parts of the district on Monday.
All rivers including Kuzuthurai, Paraliyaru, Suchindrum Pazayaru and Valliyaru are in spate.
Around 50 tanks in the district were overflowing, according to the PWD officials.
Tourists have been asked not to take bath in Thirparappu Falls following heavy flow of water.
Due to an extended weekend, many tourists who had come to bath here were seen returning disappointed.
Despite the bad weather, a large number of tourists were seen in Kanyakumari and Padmanabhapuram.
A maximum rainfall of 95 mm was recorded at Puthen Dam and in other areas it was as follows: 94 mm in Perunchani, 39 mm in Pechipparai, 52 mm in Chittar I, 48 mm in Chittar II, 74.6 mm in Boothapandi, 6.2 mm in Nagercoil, 26.8 mm in Surulode, 12 mm in Kannimar, 16.8 mm in Aralvoimozhi, 26 mm in Balamore, 8.2 mm in Myladi, 3 mm in Nilapparai, 27 mm in Anaikidangu, 37 mm in Adayamadai, 7 mm in Thiruvattar and 4.6 mm in Mullankinavilai.
Water level in Pechipparai dam stood at 22.60 feet with an inflow of 438 cusecs. It was 49.25 feet in Perunchani with an inflow of 473 cusecs of water, 3.67 feet in Chittar I and 3.77 feet in Chittar II.
A plumber was electrocuted, when he came in contact with a live wire. Vaikunda Dhas (31) of Sundapattivilai near Eethamozi was repairing a pump set at the Kesavan Puthenthurai panchayat office when he was electrocuted.
He was rushed to Kanyakumari Government medical college hospital where he died.