Madhya Pradesh: Bhopal schools closed today due to incessant rainfall
With the weather change in Madhya Pradesh, as soon as the monsoon becomes active, the rain continues across the state, rivers and streams are flowing above the danger mark and the gates of the dams have also been opened. An orange alert has been issued for heavy rains in many districts across the state, meanwhile, Bhopal Collector has declared a holiday on 16th August in all the schools of the district due to heavy rains.
Bhopal Collector Avinash Lavania has declared a holiday on Tuesday, August 16 in all government and non-government schools in view of excessive rains. All government, non-government, Navodaya CBSE affiliated primary, secondary high schools, and higher secondary schools, are declared a holiday for the students today, August 16, 2022.
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The same Narmadapuram Collector has also declared a holiday in schools across the district today, August 16. Here, 11 sluice gates of dams, of Bhadbhada, and all 13 gates of Kaliasot were opened due to heavy rains. Water is also being released from Kolar.
Incessant rains have inundated low-lying settlements and waterlogged the roads. From June 1 till now, 75 per cent more water has fallen in the capital than normal. Normally, it should have rained 24 inches by now, but the water has fallen more than 20 inches.
Moreover, on August 15 and 16, extremely heavy rain was expected throughout Madhya Pradesh and West Madhya Pradesh, according to the weather forecasting bureau.
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