At 10:30 am yesterday, Tirupur in Tamil Nadu, as well as surrounding areas such as Dharapuram and Kundadam, the residents were rushing out of their homes as they heard loud blasts of noise. It is not yet clear where it came from. But it was heard over a 20 sq km area and people were panicking. In many areas, little girls have taken to the streets in fear. Are the Mysterious Sounds In Tamil Nadu are of sonic boom?
Locals say that the noise is particularly intense in the villages of Dharapuram and its neighboring villages but there are no tremors. Speaking about this, Tirupur district SP Disha Mittal said that at around 10:30 am, there were loud noises. However, there is no definite information as to where the noise came from.
However, this could have been caused by any fighter aircraft flying from the Sulur airbase, he added. District Collector Vijaya Karthikeyan advised people not to worry about these sounds. The sounds heard in the vicinity of Tirupur have been tweeted as a sonic boom caused by the Super Sonic Tejas aircraft.
On the 20th of this month, similar sounds were heard in Bengaluru. He said that the sonic boom was revealed when he was testing a fighter aircraft of the IAF.
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