Nilgiris records 449.2 mm average rainfall in a day

According to a release from the Nilgiris district administration, out of the 449.2mm, Pandalur received the highest rainfall of 56 mm and Geddai received 2 mm, which is the lowest in the district.
A man covering himself from a heavy rain.
A man covering himself from a heavy rain. Express | S Senbagapandiyan, EPS

NILGIRIS: A total of 449.2 millimetre rainfall was recorded across the Nilgiris district in the last 24 hours ending on Monday 7am.

According to a release from the Nilgiris district administration, out of the 449.2mm, Pandalur received the highest rainfall of 56 mm and Geddai received 2 mm, which is the lowest in the district.

While O-Vally received 43 mm, Upper Bhavani 30 mm, Kil Kotagiri 32 mm, Kodanad 27 mm,Glenmorgan 37 mm and Naduvattam 28mm.

However, Udagai and Coonoor, which had received considerable rain in the last one week, received only 7.4 mm and 10.5 mm, respectively on Sunday.

Some Ooty residents are delighted as normal pleasant low temperatures are back a spell of scorching heat that was not recorded in the last 72 years. R Ramesh Kumar from Ooty said, “As many as 21 people in a truck escaped without major injury after the vehicle fell into a slope near Coonoor."

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