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Around the City

Temperature

TIRUCHI, JULY 24 . The city today registered a maximum temperature of 34.8 degree Celsius and a minimum of 25.3 degree Celsius.

Man dies

A 28-year-old man was found lying unconscious at the Srirangam railway station today. However, the man died after admission to the Government Hospital, Srirangam.

The Government Railway Police identified the deceased as Selvasankaran of Chennai. The Srirangam station master noticed the man lying in an unconscious state on platform No.1 and shifted him to the Government Hospital, Srirangam and alerted the railway police personnel thereafter.

Mayor inspects channels

The Mayor, Sarubala R.Tondaiman, inspected the drainage channels in Ko.Abhishekapuram and Srirangam zones in the city on Saturday and ascertained the need for clearing the channels to avoid stagnation of sewage water, especially during monsoon.

She inspected about 10 channels including the Katharika channel, the North Extension channel in Thillai Nagar, Taranallur channel and also the Samba channel.

The City Corporation Commissioner, Harmander Singh and the City Engineer, V.Sivaraman, were also present.

Mettur level

The level in the Mettur reservoir stood at 73.75 feet today. The inflow was 1,132 cusecs and the discharge was 17,560 cusecs.

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