Pune : Holiday continues in all schools, colleges on Tuesday due to rains

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Pune, August 5, 2019 : Due to heavy rains since Saturday, all schools and colleges in Pune district have been asked to remain closed on Tuesday (August 6) also.

After Pune district collector Naval Kishore Ram declared holiday for all schools, colleges in Pune district on Tuesday.

The state government’s education department has authorised all district collectors in Maharashtra, to take decision of declaring holidays based on situations in their respective areas.

In Pune, many low lying areas along Mula, Mutha, Pavana and Indrayani rivers due to heavy discharge of water from various dams as they have become full to the capacity.

The municipal corporation and other bodies have shifted hundreds of people from their homes to nearby schools. The situation is getting worse with continuous rains.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted more rains in the state till August 6.