Around The City


By Our Staff Reporter

MADURAI, APRIL 24. The city today registered a maximum temperature of 37.1 degree Celsius and a minimum of 27.1 degree Celsius.

Water level

The level in the Periyar dam stood at 108.5 feet. The level in the Vaigai dam was 23.49 feet with a discharge of 30 cusecs. The combined Periyar credit was 775 mcft.

The amounts of rainfall registered in the last 24 hours are Periyar dam - 16 mm and Tekkadi - 6 mm.

House burgled

An unidentified gang looted the house of a Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation driver and decamped with jewels and cash worth Rs.1.75 lakhs at Attapatti near Melur on Saturday.

According to the police, Jain Alauddin (42) of Attapatti, a driver of the Melur depot, was away on duty and his wife and children were fast asleep when the gang broke into the house and stole 49 sovereign jewels and Rs.5000 in cash.

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