Archive for the Monsoon 2019 Category

June 30, 2019

Water crisis: a resident constructs temporary RWH structure

Water crisis: a resident constructs temporary RWH structure

After realizing the benefits of borewell recharging through rainwater harvesting (RWH), M.Sasikumar, a resident of Bazaar Road, Mylapore, has constructed a temporary rainwater harvesting (RWH) structure for recharging his borewell. At the time of acute water crisis, Sasikumar, the owner […]

June 27, 2019

Food stalls at Marina remain closed till late evening as vendors anticipate rain

Food stalls at Marina remain closed till late evening as vendors anticipate rain

On June 27, food stalls at Marina, opposite to Gandhi Statue remained closed till about 5.45 p.m. Since the sky was dark and cloudy vendors said they anticipated rain and hence did not open the stalls. “Yesterday the sudden rain […]

June 26, 2019

Mylapore witnesses heavy rains after months of scorching heat

Mylapore witnesses heavy rains after months of scorching heat

On June 26 evening, Mylapore witnessed a heavy downpour with thunderstorms after months of scorching heat. The sudden rain came as a relief to many Mylaporeans who were suffering from water scarcity and severe heat. Youngsters, who were taking shelter […]