The news of five sen and 10 sen coins falling from the sky spread like wildfire, resulting in many people rushing to the area to witness the unusual incident, Tamil Nesan reported.
The coins, however, looked burnt and have been handed over to the police here for further investigations.
One of the residents, P. Selvam, said a 10-year-old boy from the housing estate, T. Vishnu Nair, could predict when the next incident would happen.
He said about 40 coins dropped from the sky on Tuesday night,
“The coins continued to drop until late in the night. People here are very worried about what it means,” he added.