Schools closed in Tamil Nadu’s Ramanathapuram district due to heavy rainfall

first_img Next India Today Web Desk New DelhiOctober 22, 2019UPDATED: October 22, 2019 09:13 IST All the schools in Tamil Nadu’s Ramanathapuram district will remain closed today due to heavy rainfall (image courtesy – PTI) (Representative image)All schools in Tamil Nadu’s Ramanathapuram district will remain closed today, i.e. October 22, 201, owing to heavy rainfall in the region. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall with extremely heavy falls at isolated places over Tamil Nadu today. Due to hevy rainfall, the schools in Ramanathapuram’s schools were closed on Monday too.All government and private schools in Kochi were closed tooBesides Tamil Nadu, all government and private schools in Kochi remained closed on monday, October 21, 2019, as heavy rainfall lashed the city causing water-logging in several areas.Due to heavy rainfall across Tamil Nadu, a holiday was declared on Monday, i.e. October 21, 2019, in all schools of Ramanathapuram The southern state is currently battling with the Northeast Monsoon with normal life in parts of Tamil Nadu standing disrupted.No holiday declared in schools and colleges of Chennai yetMeanwhile, no holiday has been declared in schools and colleges of Chennai yet, but there are chances that due to rainfall, the schools and colleges will get closed soon.The Regional weather office in Nilgiris district on Monday predicted heavy rainfall to occur over Tamil Nadu during the next five days.The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued orange and yellow alerts for parts of south interior Karnataka including Kodagu and Mysuru. A red alert, however, has been issued for coastal Karnataka till Wednesday.(With inputs from ANI and PTI)Read : Japan may extend special recruitment program to Northeast residents for offering nursing jobsRead: Khelo India: Parents must inculcate an interest in sports in children, say researchersadvertisementGet real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byKaran Yadav Tags :Follow Heavy rainfallFollow Schools Closed In Tamil Nadu Schools closed in Tamil Nadu’s Ramanathapuram district due to heavy rainfallAll the schools in Tamil Nadu’s Ramanathapuram district will remain closed today due to heavy rainfall.advertisementlast_img read more

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