Online edition of India's National Newspaper
Saturday, Nov 27, 2010
ePaper | Mobile/PDA Version
Google



Tamil Nadu
News: ePaper | Front Page | National | Tamil Nadu | Andhra Pradesh | Karnataka | Kerala | New Delhi | Other States | International | Opinion | Business | Sport | Miscellaneous | Engagements |
Advts:
Retail Plus | Classifieds | Jobs | Obituary |

Tamil Nadu - Cuddalore Printer Friendly Page   Send this Article to a Friend

Flood control room at Cuddalore

Special Correspondent

— Photo: C. Venkatachalapathy

Collector P. Seetharaman giving away compensation to a person, whose daughter was struck dead by lightning, in Cuddalore on Friday.

CUDDALORE: A flood control room has been set up in the Collectorate to maintain round-the-clock vigil on the flood situation in the district. The control room can be contacted over toll-free telephone number 1077 and also 04142-220651, according to Collector P. Seetharaman.

On Friday, he gave away compensation of Rs. 1 lakh from the Calamity Relief Fund to Kuppusamy of Konur in Thittakudi block, whose daughter K. Parimala (20) was struck dead by lightning recently.

Mr. Seetharaman also said that the following officials had been appointed at the taluk level to monitor the flood situation: Cuddalore – Natarajan, contact number 9443483094; Kurinjipadi – Rajendran, 9842373444; Panruti – Thiruvengadam, 9894321351; Chidambaram – Kandasamy, 9445000209; Kattumannarkoil – Kesavamurthy, 9842405631; Vriddhachalam – Padmini, 9894214133; and Thittakudi – R.Ganapathi, 9842723080.

Block Development Officers and Village Administrative Officers would take care of the flood situation at the panchayat union level and panchayat level respectively.

Rainfall in

Cuddalore district

Rainfall details in Cuddalore district are as follows: Lalpet – 38 mm, Kattumannarkoil – 35 mm, Parangipettai – 33 mm, Kothavacheri – 32 mm, Panruti – 31 mm, Annamalai Nagar – 30.20 mm, Sri Mushnam – 30 mm, Bhuvanagiri – 27 mm, Vriddhachalam – 23.50 mm, Cuddalore – 22.30 mm, Chidambaram – 21 mm and Vepur – 12 mm.

Four villages cut off

At Villupuram, villages of Veedur, Siruvai, Pombur and Aiveli have been cut off from the rest of the district because excess water released from the Veedur dam has been overflowing the main thoroughfare.

Hence, people have to make a detour of about 10 km to reach other parts of the district. The villagers have been demanding a high-level bridge at this point to tackle the problem of recurring floods.

Rainfall in Villupuram district

Kallakurichi – 30 mm, Marakkanam – 19.4 mm, Ulundurpet – 12 mm, Sankarapuram – 16 mm, Ulundurpet – 09 mm, Vanur – 09 mm, Thirukkoilur – 08 mm, Ginjiee – 04 mm and Tindivanam – 04 mm.

Water level in dams: Manimuktha – 34 ft (maximum 36 ft), Gomuki – 44 (46 ft), Veedur – 31.5 ft (32 ft) and Sathanur – 115.70 ft (119 ft).

Printer friendly page  
Send this article to Friends by E-Mail



Tamil Nadu

News: ePaper | Front Page | National | Tamil Nadu | Andhra Pradesh | Karnataka | Kerala | New Delhi | Other States | International | Opinion | Business | Sport | Miscellaneous | Engagements |
Advts:
Retail Plus | Classifieds | Jobs | Obituary | Updates: Breaking News |


News Update



The Hindu Group: Home | About Us | Copyright | Archives | Contacts | Subscription
Group Sites: The Hindu | The Hindu ePaper | Business Line | Business Line ePaper | Sportstar | Frontline | Publications | eBooks | Images | Ergo | Home |

Copyright 2010, The Hindu. Republication or redissemination of the contents of this screen are expressly prohibited without the written consent of The Hindu