Schools to be shut for 3 days in Telangana due to rains
The Meteorological Department has warned that the rains are likely to continue for another three days.
HYDERABAD: In view of heavy rains in the state, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao has announced that Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday will be holidays for all educational institutions in the state for the next three days.
A high-level review meeting was held at Pragati Bhavan where KCR reviewed the situation of rains in the state, measures taken and to be taken. Many ministers, MLAs, Chief Secretary and other high officials participated in this meet.
Heavy rains have been lashing the state for the past three days. The Meteorological Department has warned that the rains are likely to continue for another three days. Red alert has been issued for many districts and orange alert for others. The government has already alerted the authorities in the wake of heavy rains. KCR spoke to Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar and ordered to conduct a review with the collectors and advised people not to come out of their houses unless it is an emergency. Somesh Kumar held a video conference with the collectors on Sunday as per the instructions of KCR.
It was advised to see that there is no trouble anywhere and to move ahead while observing the situation closely. He said that the people of the low-lying areas should be moved to safety.
The Chief Minister would review with the ministers and senior officials of respective departments and discuss the measures and precautions to be taken in the wake of rains. District wise rain situation would be reviewed. The relief measures undertaken so far in the respective districts would also be reviewed.