Team Careers360|Dec 4, 2023
- Maharashtra Rains: Heavy rains hit Palghar district; school holiday announced for tomorrow
Maharashtra Rains: Heavy rains hit Palghar district; school holiday announced for tomorrow
An orange alert was issued in Palghar with heavy to very heavy rains at isolated places.
NEW DELHI: The Palghar district collector has announced a holiday for all schools tomorrow, July 28, considering the heavy rains. All schools in Maharashtra’s Palghar across educational boards -- state government, private or semi government-aided will remain closed tomorrow.
Maharashtra has been receiving heavy rains. IMD has recorded 50.87 mm rainfall in Mumbai from 8 am to 1 pm today, July 27. The eastern and western suburbs received 32.23 mm and 23.55 mm respectively. Palghar was issued an orange alert with heavy to very heavy rains at isolated places.
Meanwhile, heavy rains in Nanded in Maharashtra today has resulted in a flood-like situation in some parts, leading to the death of two persons and the shifting of 60-70 families to safety, officials said.
All seven circles of Nanded received heavy rain during the day, leading to water entering homes in some villages, the official added.
''Patodathadi, Mashti, Mokli villages have got flooded. Some 60-70 families from Bannali village in Dharmabad taluka were shifted to a community hall located at a safer location due to rains,'' he said.
The official said 35 persons from Barad, and 25 from Nageli were shifted to safety as well.
(With PTI inputs)
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