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Vaigai river swells; two causeways out of bounds


On a great rush: Only a snatch of Obula Padithurai causeway can be seen on Sunday as Vaigai fills and swirls on its eastward journey.

Pedestrian and vehicular movement have been restricted on two causeways - Obula Padithurai and Kalpalam bridge - across the Vaigai in the city on Sunday, as water is flowing over the two causeways on either side of Albert Victor bridge.

Police personnel have been deployed at both the ends of the two causeways and barricades placed to stop people and vehicles from venturing into them. An Public Works Department official said that water flow had increased due ...


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