Around the City


MADURAI, JULY 24. The city today registered a maximum temperature of 38 degrees Celsius and a minimum of 25.4 degrees Celsius.

Water level

The level in the Periyar dam today stood at 118 feet with a storage of 2267 mcft.

The inflow was 502 cusecs with a discharge of 900 cusecs.

The level in the Vaigai dam was 41.04 feet with an inflow of 421 cusecs and a discharge of 900 cusecs.

The combined Periyar credit was 3219 mcft.

The amounts of rainfall registered at various places in the last 24 hours are: Tekkadi — 2 mm and Periyar dam — 1 mm.


A guide containing details of engineering colleges, number of seats available in each category and allied information is on sale at select Head Post Office in Tamil Nadu.

Priced at Rs. 99, the guide, in English, has been brought out by Technocrats, Chennai.

It is available at post offices situated at the counselling centres also, according to a release.


Following persons were installed office-bearers of the Lions Club of Madurai Navjeevan for 2004-2005 at a function held here recently: Mohanlal Chowdhry — president, K.S. Chandrasekaran and R. Venkatesh — secretaries and Shervankumar Bothra — treasurer.

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