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Sudden showers bring down temperature in Tirunelveli

Rainwater stagnates on Trichendur road at Samathanapuram in Palayamkottai following a sudden downpour on Sunday.   | Photo Credit: A. SHAIKMOHIDEEN

Sudden showers in parts of Tirunelveli, Melapalayam, Palayamkottai and a few interior areas on Sunday evening brought down the mercury level in the ditrict.

The showers, accompanied by strong winds, uprooted many palm trees. An old tree got uprooted near a private super market in Palayamkottai and fell on a car parked there. Similarly, a two-wheeler parked outside a residence in Thiagaraja Nagar Palayamkottai also got damaged after a branch from a tree had fell on the vehicle.

Fire and rescue service personnel removed the trees following which vehicular movement resumed in the areas.

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