New Delhi: All schools in Uttar Pradesh’s Gautam Buddh Nagar, Lucknow, Aligarh, Agra, Etah, Mainpuri, Firozabad, Kanpur and Noida will remain shut on Monday due to the heavy rain.
District Magistrate, UP, Indra Veer Singh announced the decision through a statement, which covers all schools affiliated to the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU).
In Kanpur, schools up to class 12 will remain closed on Monday, said DM Vishakh G Iyer in an order, while schools will be shut on Monday in Mainpuri, and Monday and Thursday for Firozabad.
“All schools in the state capital (Lucknow), up to class 12 will remain closed on Monday (October 10) due to Sunday night rain and a possibility of waterlogging. The order is applicable for all government, and private schools of all the boards,” said Lucknow district magistrate Suryapal Gangwar.
Additionally, Aligarh, Mathura and Etah district administrations also ordered schools be closed for two days on Monday and Tuesday.
The weather office has predicted further rain for these parts of the UP, where it has been raining since Friday.
The traffic police in Noida have also warned motorists to take care while driving, especially under flyovers, as many roads have been flooded.
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