Power supply in Cuddalore to be restored tomorrow



Cuddalore: Power supply in all houses in cyclone Thane-hit Cuddalore district will be restored from Sunday, Rural Industries M C Sampath said on Saturday.

Special Officer for Relief Operations Rajendra Rathnoo said Chief Minister Jayalalithaa had allotted Rs 20 crore as compensation for fishermen towards damaged nets and boats.

Sampath, Labour Welfare Minister Chellapandian and Cuddalore Collector Amuthavalli distributed relief to 16 fishermen.

Cuddalore and Puducherry were the worst-affected by the cyclonic storm which crossed the coast on December 30, leaving in its wake a trail of destruction and claiming 46 lives. Cuddalore alone accounted for 39 deaths.

PTI