Courtallam overflows with tourists

SPLASH: The tourist season at Courtallam waterfalls has started on a high note as the incessant drizzle ensured good flow in all the falls on Sunday. — Photo: A. Shaikmohideen

Good inflow in all waterfalls

TIRUNELVELI: Courtallam, the major attraction of the district, was overflowing with the tourists from various parts of Tamil Nadu on Sunday, as all waterfalls at the ‘ Spa of the South’ were gushing after incessant drizzle in the Western Ghats.

Though other parts of Tirunelveli district did not experience any rainfall on Saturday night, Courtallam was blessed with continuous sprinkle till Sunday evening, which was enough to ensure good inflow in Main Falls, Old Falls, Five Falls and Tiger Falls.

Traffic snarl

On coming to know about the commencement of season at Courtallam on a high note, tourists from Madurai, Sivaganga, Virudhunagar, Tuticorin and Kanyakumari, had come to Courtallam in hundreds of vehicles that caused a traffic snarl on the Main Falls – Five Falls stretch for a while.

Additional police personnel have been deployed near Main Falls and Five Falls round-the-clock.


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