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Vellore

Travel Guide Asia India Tamil Nadu Vellore

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Introduction

Vellore is the tier-II city and administrative headquarters of Vellore District in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

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Weather

Vellore experiences hot and humid weather throughout the year. The temperature ranges from an average maximum of 38.5 °C (May) to an average minimum of 18.2 °C (January). Like the rest of the state, April to June are the hottest months and December to January are the coldest. Vellore receives 996.7 mm of rainfall every year. The South west monsoon, with an onset in June and lasting up to August, brings scanty rainfall. Bulk of the rainfall is received during the North East monsoon in the months of October, November and December.

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Phone

See also International Telephone Calls

Post

India Post is the national postal service of India, and on their website you find details about prices to send postcards, letters and parcels, both domestically and internationally. For most postcards to send internationally, it is better to visit the post office before writing on the card as you may need quite a few stamps. Parcels must be taken to a tailor, he will then sew it up in white linen. Make sure he seals it with red wax, otherwise the post office may refuse to send it or try to get you to pay them to do it. Sewing up a parcel should only cost 50rs to 200rs. In general, post offices are open from 10:00am to 1:00pm and 1:30pm to 4:30pm in most bigger towns and cities, though there are regional variations and some might keep longer hours or be open during (part of) the weekend as well. Ask around.

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