The weather in the city is quite unpredictable nowadays, The last two days of gloomy weather resulted in heavy rain across the district on Wednesday evening, including the city, throwing normal life out of gear. It cooled the city considerably, which was experiencing hot and sultry weather for the past week
The city faced a power outage from 7.30 pm. Almost all taluks in the district faced widespread power outages following gales accompanied by lightning and thunder. Mescom personnel said it will take time to restore power, as tree branches had fallen on electrical wires at many places, and it was difficult to locate the fault.
There were traffic snarls at many prominent junctions in the city, as the riders were caught unawares by the sudden rain, after a short drizzle that started at 6.30 pm.