COIMBATORE: Heavy rain lashed Coimbatore city and its suburbs on Wednesday. As soon as South-West Monsoon set in over Kerala, Coimbatore had its impact. There was a slight relief from the scorching heat and drizzle was experienced in the district from Tuesday. Power supply got disrupted in the heavy rain and gusty winds at many places.
A sharp increase of 10 cm in water level was recorded at Siruvani dam, the city's main drinking water supply source. Storage improved to 863.78 ft as against the full reservoir level of 878.5 ft. Siruvani dam recorded 95 mm rainfall as at 8.30 a.m. on Thursday while its foothills recorded 88 mm.
Source: The Hindu