TAMIL NADU

Coimbatore sees good rain

Tuesday saw the city and parts of the district receive good rain. Rainfall recorded in the 24 hours that ended 8 a.m. Wednesday showed that Sholayar received the maximum rainfall – 180mm followed by Chinnakalar – 160mm, Cincona – 105mm, the Parambikulam Aliyar Project area of Valparai – 88mm, Valparai taluk – 87mm, Coimabtore South – 21mm, Pollachi – 19mm, Aliyar – 17mm, TNAU – 9mm and airport – 8.7mm.

Banana crops destroyed

On Wednesday too the district received good rain. Several low lying areas were flooded in the intermittent rain right from the start of the day. At a few places in the rural areas strong winds accompanied the rain to destroy banana crops.

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