The rain was first seen by employees of the Mayfield tea estate on tea crops and on the ground.
However the yellow rain was later seen in other areas as well in Hatton.
According to some reports the yellow rain fell for about an hour. It is still not clear what caused the yellow rain.
Similar “yellow rain” was experienced in Japan last year as well and initially there were fears it was radio-active material from a damaged nuclear plant.
However Officials later suggested the discoloration was caused by air-borne pollen falling with the rain