Holiday for schools, colleges in Chennai tomorrow over heavy rains

As many as 17 officials are appointed to monitor the rainfall and flood situation in Chennai and 37 officials are appointed across the State.
A release from the Chennai Collectorate said all educational institution in the city
A release from the Chennai Collectorate said all educational institution in the city

CHENNAI: Following heavy rainfall warning for Chennai, the State government on Thursday declared holidays for schools and colleges located in Chennai. A release from the Chennai Collectorate said all educational institution in the city will remain closed on Friday.

According to official sources, the district Collectors have also been advised to decide on the holidays based on the rainfall.

340 motor pumps used to pump out stagnated water

Meanwhile, State Minister for Revenue and Disaster Management KKSSR Ramachandran on Thursday said that out of 536 motor pumps that are kept ready in Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) 340 pumps are used to pump out water from 278 stagnated areas.

The Minister, in a press communique, said that 191 relief camps are kept ready in Chennai and so far 283 persons are made to stay in six relief camps. All the basic amenities are being provided to the people who are made to stay in the relief camps and 55,000 food packets were distributed to people who were affected by inundation in 15 areas.

A release from the Chennai Collectorate said all educational institution in the city
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As many as 17 officials are appointed to monitor the rainfall and flood situation in Chennai and 37 officials are appointed across the State.

So far for the rain, a woman in Theni died of wall collapse, 16 cattle died and 52 huts and houses were damaged. Steps are taken to provide Rs 4 crore to the family of the woman who died in the collapse.

A release from the Chennai Collectorate said all educational institution in the city
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