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Posted at: Sep 24, 2018, 4:00 PM; last updated: Sep 24, 2018, 4:41 PM (IST)

Punjab schools to remain closed tomorrow due to heavy rain

Punjab schools to remain closed tomorrow due to heavy rain
A man accompanies three schoolgirls through a flooded street in Patiala on Monday. Tribune photo

Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, September 24

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has announced that all schools will remain closed on Tuesday as threat of floods loom over the state.

Punjab has declared red alert as retreating monsoons wreaked havoc in the region. Disaster Control Rooms in Punjab have been told to be on standby, as was the Army.

Two days of heavy and continuous rainfall has thrown Himachal into chaos as well—beas river is in spate, leading to flood in various parts of Himachal Pradesh. Road networks have been disrupted as a result in various parts of Himachal, disrupting traffic.

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