Home/ News / India/  UP: Schools to remain shut on Tuesday in Lucknow and several other districts

Owing to the heavy rainfall warning by the weather department, schools and higher educational institutions in Lucknow and several other districts of Uttar Pradesh will remain shut for all children on Tuesday. The state has been witnessing incessant rainfall for the past few days.

A statement issued by District Magistrate of Lucknow Suryapal Gangwar said that schools will remain closed on Tuesday.

Higher education institutions will also be closed on Tuesday in the districts where the government has declared a holiday due to rain, according to a state government official.

Earlier on Sunday, the district authorities in Lucknow, Noida, Ghaziabad, Agra, Meerut, Aligarh, Mathura, Kanpur, Etah, Mainpuri and Firozabad had ordered closure of schools on Monday.

Several parts of Uttar Pradesh continued to receive heavy rains on Monday.

According to the India Meteorological Department, rain and thundershower are likely at many places over the state till 12 October.

“Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning is very likely at isolated places over the state from October 9 to 12," the IMD had said in an statement.

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Updated: 11 Oct 2022, 12:40 AM IST
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