Around the city


MADURAI JUNE 1 . The city today registered a maximum temperature of 36.6 degree Celsius and a minimum of 24.9 degree Celsius.

Water level

The level in the Periyar dam stood at 112.40 feet with a storage of 1,295 mcft and an inflow of 185 cusecs. The level in the Vaigai dam was 25.62 feet with a discharge of 30 cusecs. The combined Periyar credit was 1,441 mcft. Kuppanampatti received 12 mm of rainfall and the Sathaiyar dam 2 mm.

Grievances day

The consumers of Tamukkam, Teppam, Munichalai, Arasamaram, Race Course, Sellur and Tagore Nagar could air their grievances at a grievances day meeting to be held in the office of the TNEB Executive Engineer (North) between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on June 3.

Yoga programme

The Gandhi Museum will organise a month-long training programme in yogasana, pranayama, meditation and balanced diet from June 3. Classes will start at 5 a.m., 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. The 10.30 a.m. batch will be for women. Those above 13 years can join the programme.

For registration and further details, contact T. Ravichandran, Programme Officer and Yoga Co-ordinator, Gandhi Memorial Museum, (Ph: 94430 - 37339).

Blood donation

The Canara Bank, the Noble Trust, the Indian Red Cross Society and the Government Rajaji Hospital conducted a blood donation camp recently. The Deputy General Manager, S. S. Baskaran, Velusamy and V. M. Jose took part.