Yesterday evening, Tirunelveli and its surroundings had a thunder storm along with rain, while the storm that blew for about 15 minutes, brought down 70 trees in corporation limit alone.
Several elders commented that, they have never seen such a storm in their life time, as even vessels kept inside the houses were thrown away by the speedy wind.
Yesterday, the day started with a very hot and humid weather and by afternoon, the sky started gathering clouds. At around 3.45 pm rain started and at 4 pm to 4.15 pm, storm, stormed Nellai.
Till this day morning, several parts of Nellai is remaining with no electricity. It is expected that only by today evening or by tomorrow electricity supply will be restored in certain areas.