40 houses flooded in Erode

Heavy rain with thunder and lightning lashed Erode district from 11 pm to 4 am on Wednesday.

As a result, the summer heat has come down throughout the district.

In this condition, the sun was shining as usual from yesterday morning till evening.

It then rained heavily with thunder and lightning from 7pm to 11pm onThursday in the Corporation area.

So, rainwater stagnated in the low lying areas of the Corporation.

Electricity was cut off at various places.

More than 30 huts in the Ashokapuri area were inundated last night due to heavy rains for two consecutive days in the corporation area.

Tashildar Balasubramaniam rushed to the spot and took action to provide necessary assistance.

More than a hundred people from the area are shifted to the nearby SC students Government Hostel.

They were served breakfast this morning.

Similarly, rainwater entered into more than 10 houses in the Old Poonthurai Road area.

The people of the area suffered greatly as a result.

They too were sheltered in safe places and given breakfast.

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