Rain lashes Erode

ERODE, MARCH 11 . Erode and its surrounding areas received heavy rain last night, with Erode town receiving 106 mm.

The rain, between 11 p.m. and 2 a.m., was marked by thunder and lightning.

Water stagnated on Brough Road near Paneerselvam Park, at Municipal Central Bus Stand, Municipal Market and Selambarankuttai.

Councillor, Nagarathinam (AIADMK), said that water had entered a few houses in Kalingarayan Canal area and Krishnampalayam.

The Fire and Rescue service personnel pumped out water on the main road in Krishnampalayam area.

Perundurai recorded 52 mm of rainfall.

Kavindapady, Chitode and Bhavani also experienced heavy rain.