Shutters Of Upper-Anicut(Mukkombu) Washed Away

This month remains tragic for Trichy. Because as we know already Our 94 years old ancient Coleroon bridge was broken and washed away last week due to the Heavy flow of water in Coleroon. In addition to that, one of the famous tourist spot Mukkombu (Upper Anicut) bridge was also washed away yesterday. Nine out of 45 shutters were built across the Coleroon River have been washed away since Wednesday evening. Eight shutters (6-13) and piers were washed away around 7.30 pm Yesterday. Hearing this Collector K. Rajamani went for the inspection of Upper Anicut. Inspecting the regulator, the district collector told reporters that work on plugging the washed away portion would began immediately then sand bags, iron girders and logos would be used to restrict the flow of water through the collapsed portion.

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