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23 Sep 2018, Edition - 1167, Sunday

FLASH NEWS:

  • Prasad said that the Congress has forgotten Bofors, 2G, and 3G and now he has the audacity of questioning the PM
  • Former Bishop Franco Mulakkal’s lawyer did not oppose custody
  • ‘Now this fertilizer plant will be symbolic of our success’, says PM Modi
  • PM Narendramodi lays foundation stone of Talcher Fertilizer Plant, addresses public meeting
  • 3 SPOs killed in Valley, India calls off talks with Pakistan
  • India third worst hit in world by terror, after Iraq and Afghanistan: US data
  • CBI chief Alok Verma, special director Rakesh Asthana in ugly public spat
  • Franco Mulakkal has been discharged from medical college
  • Sources suggest that Bishop Franco Mulakkal is likely to be arrested today
  • Terrorists abduct, kill three policemen in Kashmir

Coimbatore

Less rainfall predicted this year

Covai Post Network

Coimbatore : Temperature stood at a maximum of 33.5 degree Celsius on Monday with summer setting in early this year. While the nights in Coimbatore will record anywhere around 20-21 degrees with mostly clear skies, the overall temperature as compared to last year will be 0.5 to 1 percent less, according to Dr S. Panneerselvam, Head of the Department of Meteorology, TNAU.

Predicting a decline of 34 per cent in the north-east monsoon, Dr Panneerselvam said as compared to 2015 where there was no summer as the year witnessed cloudy weather most times with shower ranging to 148 mm that year, 2016 and 2017 recorded high temperature during summer.

” However, 130mm rain is expected in the next three months. Though there is an increasing trend, after the second week of May temperature is expected to decline. The velocity of the wind is expected to go up to 5-8 kmph depending on the place,” he said and added that rainfall this year would be less as compared to the previous year.

COIMBATORE WEATHER