Heavy Rains Continue To Lash Madhya Pradesh; Schools To Remain Shut In 6 Districts

As many as 6 districts including Bhopal and Sehore have announced that all government and private schools schools will remain closed on Monday, in view of the rainfall.

Heavy Rains Continue To Lash Madhya Pradesh; Schools To Remain Shut In 6 Districts
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By: ABP News Bureau
Updated: 09 Sep 2019 08:38 AM
New Delhi: An alert has been issued in Madhya Pradesh on Monday as well, keeping in view of the torrential downpour that has been battering several parts of the state.

As many as 6 districts including Bhopal and Sehore have announced that all government and private schools schools will remain closed on Monday, in view of the rainfall.


As per the order issued by the District Collector Bhopal, "All government and private schools from classes 1 to 12 will remain closed on September 9 in view of the heavy rains in the district."

While District Collector Sehore, Ajay Gupta said, "All government and private schools in Sehore district will remain closed tomorrow in view of the heavy rainfall."

 2-year-old girl drowns in overflowing drain in Bhopal:

Heavy rains lashed several parts of Madhya Pradesh on Sunday, with the India Meteorological Department predicting heavy to very heavy downpour in 32 districts of the state till Monday morning.

A two-year-old girl died after falling into a overflowing drain in Bhopal, police said.

IMD official PK Shah said Bhopal received 62.1 millimetres of rain between 8:30am and 5:30pm on Sunday.

Officials said five of 13 gates of Kaliasote reservoir in the capital city have been opened due to heavy rains.

A toddler identified as Anushka Sen fell into a drain in spate near her house in Fanda area of Bhopal, assistant sub inspector Rajesh Manjhi of Khajuri police station said.

"She was found caught in a net in the drain. She was declared dead on arrival by hospital authorities," he added.

Heavy rains also lashed Seoni, Mandla and Khandwa, officials said, adding that 12 out of 20 gates of Indira Sagar reservoir in Khandwa, the biggest in the state, had to be opened.

(With inputs from PTI)

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