Lucknow, Sep 17 (News Galiyara) Uttar Pradesh Prime Minister’s Office (CMO) has issued a directive that all schools and colleges across the province will remain closed for the next two days due to heavy rains. This means that today, Friday and tomorrow Saturday which is a two-day holiday and Sunday is a holiday, schools and colleges in government will remain closed for three days today, tomorrow and tomorrow. It is known that Uttar Pradesh CMO had previously announced a one-day holiday, but after amending its order, it was upgraded to two days within a few hours.
It is known that in Uttar Pradesh, many states, including the capital Lucknow, were experiencing heavy rains in the last 24 hours. The rains have caused extensive destruction in Lucknow, Prayagraj, Varanasi, Kanpur, Ayodhya, Jaunpur, Sultanpur, Bhadohi, Ghazipur, Chitrakoot, Bahraich, Banda, Deoria, Etawah, Fatehpur and others. At least 20 people have died in various rain-related accidents in the province.
The situation in Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh, is deplorable. The road to Lucknow airport is flooded. As a result many flights from here have been canceled. Meteorologists say that as a result of the effects of the storm in West Bengal, heavy rains are occurring throughout the province.
The Department of Meteorology says the rain will not stop in the next 40 hours. According to the Department of Meteorology, the state has received five times more rainfall in the last 24 hours. In the last 24 hours, 33.1 mm of rainfall was recorded in the province, which is almost five times the average average (7.6 mm).
It is known that 35 state districts are still in the Yellow Zone. That is, there is a warning of heavy rainfall in these regions. The provinces of Firozabad, Agra, Mathura, Sambhal, Amroha, Hapur of the West UP are also part of the Yellow Zone. At the same time, 27 states are located in the Red Zone. Regions across the Red Zone include Mathur, Aligarh, Bulandshahr, Gautam Budh Nagar etc.