Tamil Nadu schools to remain closed tomorrow due to incessant rains

Schools in Chennai and Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu will remain closed for tomorrow in view of the heavy rainfall.

Tamil Nadu schools to remain closed tomorrow due to incessant rains Tamil Nadu schools closed
Vagisha Kaushik | Nov 26, 2021 - 9:57 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: Schools in Chennai and Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu will remain closed tomorrow as heavy rainfall lash the state. Schools and colleges have been closed in 22 districts of the state after several areas were flooded.

A holiday was declared for schools and colleges in Puducherry and Karaikal regions on Friday and Saturday in the wake of incessant rains since Thursday night, as per PTI report.

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Education Minister A Namassivayam, who held discussions with officials of the Department announced the closure of institutions as the Met department forecast rains for the union territory on Friday and Saturday, the report said.

Earlier, on November 2, schools were closed for two days in four districts Chennai, Kanchi, Chengalpattu, and Tiruvallur.

After a gap of nearly 20 months, Tamil Nadu schools had reopened for Classes 1 to 8 on November 1. Several schools reopened schools, while some decided to delay resuming offline classes for students.

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School education minister Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi had informed that the state government has prepared safety measures and standard operating procedures to reopen schools for Classes 1 to 8 from November 1 and asked schools to strictly follow the protocol.

The primary class students have not attended physical classes since March 2020 after the Covid-19 outbreak.


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