Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on Wednesday announced that both government and private schools will remain closed on today, i.e. September 31, 2019, due to heavy rain. “Due to heavy rain, the holiday is declared for all government schools and private schools in Puducherry region on 31.10.2019,” Narayanasamy tweeted.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rainfall at isolated places over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal, Konkan and Goa and South Interior Karnataka for Thursday, September 31, 2019. All schools and colleges in six districts across the state were closed on Wednesday owning to heavy rainfall in the region. According to the state government, schools and colleges in Tirunelveli, Tuticorin, Theni, Virudhunagar, Vellore and Ramanathapuram will remain shut.
All schools in Madurai district will also remain closed today following heavy rains. “All education institutes will remain closed in the Ramanathapuram district following heavy rains lashing across the district,” said Veeraragavarav, District Collector, Ramanathapuram.