17 killed near Coimbatore as wall collapses in rains

A portion of the 15-foot tall private compound wall, totally wet due to heavy rains lashing the area for the past few days, fell on the adjoining tiled-roof houses in Nadur village, over 50 kms from here, around 5 am, burying alive the inmates. Villagers said the wall built abutting the houses had been an issue. Continue Reading

Weather station set up near lake in Coimbatore

District collector K Rajamani inaugurated a weather station near a lake in Singanallur on Tuesday for the purpose of monitoring weather conditions and to help educate students about climate change. Continue Reading