Coimbatore: District truly lived up to its reputation of being a poor man’s Ooty on Wednesday when it recorded a maximum temperature of 24.5C.
It was also the coldest day in July that the district has experienced in at least nine years.Weather experts, meanwhile, attributed the pleasant climate to heavy rain lashing the city accompanied by high wind velocity.
From May 29, when the southwest monsoon set in, the district has received 90mm rainfall till Wednesday.The last time the district received more rainfall was in 2011, when it received 128mm rainfall, with 93mm recorded in July alone.
While the city recorded a temperature of 26.2C on Tuesday, the temperature further fell by almost 2C a day later.
“In general, we are enjoying a good monsoon as there are constant surface temperature variations in the Arabian Sea.
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