Rainfall on Thursday
Rain continued in the hilly areas of Coimbatore district on Thursday. In the last 24 hours that ended at 8.30am on Thursday, the total rainfall recorded was 157mm and the average rainfall 13.08mm.
Rainfall recorded in other places were: Pollachi 10mm, Cincona 35, Chinnakallar 51, Valparai PAP 33, Valparai taluk office 28, Sholayar 58, Parambikulam 52, Aliyar dam 13.2, Thirumurthi 5, Upper Nirar 51, Lower Nirar 37, VLP Camp 33, VK Pudur 11.2, Makkinampatti 7.2, Manacadavu 10.2, Nallur 8 and Navamalai 1.06mm.
Water level in reservoirs at 8.30am is as follows (full reservoir level in brackets): Sholayar 162.53ft (160ft), Parambikulam 45.78 (72), Aliyar 86.80 (120), Thirumurthi 02.87 (60), and Amaravati 50.45ft (90ft).
Catchments of Siruvani reservoir witnessed 33mm rainfall and its foot hills recorded 11mm.
Water level in the reservoir stood close to 34ft as against the full reservoir level of 50ft. On Thursday, 80 mld was withdrawn for supplying drinking water.