Heavy rains on Thursday and forecast of more in the coming two to three days had resulted in schools being shut in Noida. On Thursday, heavy rainfall led to waterlogging in several parts of Gurugram, leading to traffic jams. Waterlogging was also reported in several parts of the national capital.
IMD issues warning for Western UP
“India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a warning that western UP will witness heavy rainfall. Admin is on alert,” said Sudhir Garg, Principal Secretary of Revenue Department. On Thursday, parts of Uttar Pradesh and the national capital region (NCR), including Gautam Buddh Nagar witnessed heavy rainfall throughout the day.
Schools shut in Gurgaon
With heavy rains lashing Delhi NCR area leading to waterlogging & long jams, along with heavy rainfall alert being sounded for today, schools in both Gurugram & Noida (upto class VIII) to remain shut.
Gurgaon advises people to work from home
The Gurugram Disaster Management Authority has advised all corporate offices and private institutions in the district to guide employees to work from home to avoid traffic congestion and to ensure repair work of roads and drains are carried out smoothly by civic agencies. The authority also advised to close all schools and colleges on Friday in the larger public interest. Read more
Noida schools to remain closed from classes 1 to 8
Al government and private schools from classes 1 to 8 in Noida will remain closed on Friday, District Magistrate Suhas L Yathraj informed. The notification was issued after the weather department issued an alert due to rains in the region. Read more
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