Heavy Rains in Goa, Schools Upto 12th Std to Remain Shut


All schools in Goa from pre-primary to twelfth grade were closed today, July 8.
Due to severe rains and IMD alerts, Goa schools stayed closed today, July 8, 2024. Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant stated on Sunday that all schools from pre-primary to twelfth grade will be closed on Monday, July 8. The Chief Minister underlined that this only applies to schools; government offices and other services would continue to function on regular timetables.

On Sunday, Speaking to ANI, Chief Minister of Goa, Pramod Sawant said, “The Director of Education has been asked to issue a circular that there will be a holiday on Monday as a red alert has been declared and due to this, all the schools of Goa from pre-primary to the 12th standard will remain closed tomorrow.”

“All roads have overflowed, and water has been poured everywhere. Because of this, we’ve announced a one-day holiday. However, because it is not an official holiday, government offices and other businesses will continue to operate as usual. My appeal to everyone is that there is severe rainfall in all parts of Goa, thus no one should leave the house unless absolutely necessary, and only if there is an emergency… Eighty people who were stranded at the waterfall have been rescued, he said.

Notably, all schools and institutions in Mumbai are closed today due to heavy rains. According to the BMC, Mumbai received more than 300 mm of rain in various spots between 1 and 7 a.m. today.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast heavy to very heavy rainfall in some areas, with isolated sites in Konkan and Goa projected to see extremely heavy downpours. The IMD has issued a red alert for numerous states, including Delhi NCR, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Uttarakhand, and Goa, which are now receiving heavy rains.

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