Heavy rain forces closure of schools in UP and other states

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All schools across Lucknow, Noida, Ghaziabad, Agra, Meerut, Aligarh, Mathura, Kanpur, Etah, Mainpuri and Firozabad will remain closed today i.e., on Monday, 10 October 2022.
In view of the heavy rainfall in UP, many districts have made the school closed announcement.

The Indian Meteorological Department has issued a heavy rainfall alert in various states. As per the official announcements – a heavy rainfall spell is likely to continue over Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, West Madhya Pradesh, East Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

So far, only the Uttar Pradesh govt has announced the closure of the schools on Monday due to bad weather. However, the Aligarh district will keep its schools closed till October 12, 2022.
Noida and Greater Noida in Gautam Buddh Nagar will stay closed on Monday on account of excessive rainfall, according to an official order. The closure will be applicable for all classes up to 12th and to all schools across boards, the order stated.

“Due to excessive rain in the district and keeping in view the possibility of excessive rain, the District Magistrate of Gautam Budh Nagar has declared a holiday on October 10 (Monday) in government, semi-government aided and unaided recognized schools of all the boards operating from class 1 to 12 of the district,” District School Inspector Dharamveer Singh said.
“Therefore, all the principals and headmasters should ensure compliance with the order,” Singh stated in the order issued late Sunday night.
All classes in schools across educational boards in these districts have been ordered to remain closed.