Rains continue to lash Tamil Nadu and Puducherry
Rains continued to lash parts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry for a second day on Friday. The educational institutes declared holiday for educational institutions in Tamil Nadu.
Puducherry received heavy rains and an official said the union territory recorded 9.5 cm rainfall in the last 24 hours ending 8.30 am.
Palayamkottai in Tirunelveli district recorded the highest rainfall of 7.02 cm, as per meteorological observation at 8.30 am today.
In Puducherry, residential areas in Oulgaret and the neighbouring municipal segments were water-logged, throwing normal life out of gear.
Farm lands were waterlogged and a farmer said the paddy he had raised on a large extent of land was flooded.