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Around the City

By Our Staff Reporter

Temperature

MADURAI, SEPT. 20. The city today registered a maximum temperature of 32.1 degree Celsius and a minimum of 22.7 degree Celsius. The Madurai airport received 31.4 mm of rainfall.

Water level

The level in Periyar dam stood at 114.10 feet, with an inflow of 393 cusecs and a discharge of 575 cusecs. The level in Vaigai dam was 38.42 feet, with an inflow of 295 cusecs and a discharge of 30 cusecs. The combined Periyar storage was 2,323 mcft.

The plains received good rain, but not the catchments.

Madurai recorded a maximum rainfall of 36.4 mm in the region, followed by Sothuparai dam — 21, Kallandiri — 17.3, Viraghanur dam — 7.3, Sathaiyar dam — 6.2 and Periyar dam — 2 mm.

Coaching

for exams

Special coaching for the Civil Services and other competitive examinations is being given to 60 students of the Thiagarajar College here.

The Principal, M. Arunagiri, said in a statement that the students were selected from the first year undergraduate courses, and the coaching would be oriented to communication skills in English. The college is also conducting inter-collegiate students' seminars. A journal, `Tejas', that contained the research papers, was released.

Power shutdown

There will be no power supply in the following areas between 9.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. on September 21, for maintenance works at the Arasaradi sub-station: Kochadai, Thuvariman, Doak Nagar, Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple, Karimedu, Arapalayam, Koodal Nagar, All India Radio, Dinamalar Avenue, D.S.P. Nagar, S.S. Colony, Jain Nagar, and the State Transport Corporation headquarters.

Similarly, there will be no supply in the following areas, between 9.00 a.m. and 2.00 p.m. on September 22, for maintenance works at the Narasingampatti sub-station: Agricultural College, Kathapatti, Chittampatti, Vellaripatti, Narasingampatti, Therkkutheru, Veppadappu, Poonjuthi, Sunnambur, Aamur, Idaiyapatti, Ettimangalam, Chennagarampatti, Melavalavu, Pattur, Kethampatti, Arittapatti and A. Vellalapatti.

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