Noida, Gr Noida schools for classes till 8 shut on Saturday due to rain
There will be no classes up till 8 in schools of Noida and Greater Noida on Saturday due to continuous rain as announced by the Gautam Buddh Nagar district administration on Friday.
The district administration had earlier declared a closure of schools for Friday in view of the continuous rain.
“Keeping in view the safety of the students due to heavy rains and excessive waterlogging on the roads, the district magistrate has declared a holiday for September 24 (Saturday) for the students of Classes 1 to 8 in all the schools of all the boards. Therefore, all the principals and headmasters should ensure the compliance of the order,” District School Inspector Dharamveer Singh said.
The weather department has forecast heavy rainfall in the National Capital Region, including Gautam Buddh Nagar district in Uttar Pradesh, on Saturday.
Delhi and NCR have been witnessing rain for the last three days. According to the weather department, in a 24-hour period ending on Friday morning, the district recorded 15 mm of rainfall, a 689-per cent departure from normal for this time of the year when the monsoon is retreating.
Several parts of Delhi saw waterlogging and traffic snarls due to rain on Friday.