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Schools, colleges shut in Mumbai after heavy rain warning

This is the third time in this season when schools and colleges are shut in Mumbai, and the city has come to a halt due to rains

Thursday September 19, 2019 12:23 PM, ummid.com with inputs from IANS

Mumbai Rain

Mumbai: Heavy rains have been forecast for Mumbai, Thane and other parts of the Konkan, officials said here on Thursday.

As a precautionery measure Education Minister Ashish Shelar declared a holiday for all schools and junior colleges in Mumbai and surroundings.

In an early morning tweet, he said district collectors elsewhere can take a call depending on the local situation.

Mumbai and the coastal Konkan districts have been lashed by a fresh spell of rain since the past three days and the India Meteorological Department has predicted a wet week for the region.

This is the third time in this season when schools and colleges in Mumbai are shut, and the city has come to standstill due to rains.

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