IMD warns of heavy rain in many parts of the state. In view of this, Bulandshahr, Hapur, Kanpur and Agra DMs have ordered closure of schools for two days. Cities including Lucknow, Noida, Ghaziabad shut schools for all children up to class XII owing to a warning of heavy rainfall issued by the weather department for October 10.
Lucknow: In Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahr, an order has been issued to close the schools for the next two days. It has been raining continuously for the last three days in the district. Normal life has been disrupted due to heavy rains. In view of the possibility of rain and lightning, an order has been issued by the Bulandshahr district administration to close the schools for the next two days. DM Chandra Prakash Singh has issued an order in this regard.
“Cities including Lucknow, Noida, Gaziabad, Kanpur & Agra shut schools for all children up to class XII owing to a warning of heavy rainfall issued by the weather department for Oct 10. The state has already been witnessing incessant rainfalls in the past few day,” according to sources.
He has issued an order to close the schools from class one to class 12. Apart from this, an order has been issued to close the school in Agra for the next two days. Apart from this, the district administration has also issued orders to close the schools in Kanpur and Hapur. In Sitapur, Bahraich and Lakhimpur also, orders have been issued by the district administration to close the schools.
The effect of heavy rains is continuously visible in UP. The effect of rain is most visible in western UP. Seeing the effect of heavy rains in Bulandshahr, DM Chandra Prakash Singh has issued an order for holiday in schools for the next two days. It has been decided to close classes from class one to class 12 in the district. The DM has declared a holiday on October 10 and 11 in all government and private schools. In the order issued, it has been said that strict action will be taken against those who violate the order of DM.
Earlier today, the UP Government had ordered closer of all schools in Aligarh till Class 12 due to the heavy downpour in past 24 hours. The schools will remain closed till October 12. District Magistrate Indra Veer Singh announced the decision, which covers all schools affiliated to AMU, through a statement.