Mahaperiyavaa was camping at Orikkai that time..There was no rain & severe drought that time..Many people from nearby villages visited mahaperiyavaa & told their concern..mahaperiyavaa gave prasadam and sent them without assuring anything..this happened in the morning and in the evening by 5:30 pm, mahaperiyavaa came out of camp with Sri kumaresan and asked him, where is the moon rise today which direction? He said north top...following were the conversations between mahaperiyavaa & kumaresan வரப்புயர - mahaperiyavaa நீர் உயரும் - kumaresan (varappuyara neer uyarum)
நீர் உயர- mahaperiyavaa நெல் உயரும்- kumaresan (neer uyara nel uyarum)
நெல் உயர- mahaperiyavaa குடி உயரும்- kumaresan (nel uyara kudi uyarum)
குடி உயர- mahaperiyavaa கோல் உயரும்- kumaresan (kudi uyara kOl uyarum)
கோல் உயர - mahaperiyavaa கோன் உயர்வான்- kumaresan (kOl uyara kOn uyarvaan) After that without indicating what's going to happen, mahaperiyavaa saw the " moondram pirai" of moon and had the darshan and went inside the camp..
By around 8 or 8.30 pm ,it started raining heavily and there for about 3 to 4 hours and all the ponds, wells,lakes etc in & around Kancheepuram hot filled with rainwater...