In Valparai Rain is becoming severe day by day. Heavy rains for the past 4 days battered the hill town of Valparai. The rivers in the hill town are flooding. In the last three days, Valparai was experiencing heavy rain.
From Saturday, Koozhangal, Sholayar, Nadumalai and Vazhaithottam rivers are flooding. Since Vazhaithottam is a living area. River water entered the low lying houses and surrounded more than 150 houses
Valparai Thasidhar Mrs. Vijayalakshmi under the guidance of District Collector Mr. Hariharan has declared a holiday for schools and colleges in Valparai taluk on June 11 and 12 on account of heavy rain.
Rain has improved the storage in many of the reservoirs in the district including those under the Parambikulam – Aliyar Project (PAP) and in Siruvani that caters to the drinking water requirements of Coimbatore district.