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“Severe Rainfall and Flooding Lead to Closure of Schools in Delhi, Gurugram, and Noida”

“Due to heavy and continuous rainfall in various parts of northern India, schools in Delhi, Gurugram, and Noida will remain closed on Monday as declared by the authorities.”

“Delhi witnesses the highest rainfall in two decades on Saturday.”

“Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced the closure of all schools in the national capital through a tweet in Hindi. He stated that due to heavy rainfall in the past two days and considering the meteorological department’s warnings, schools will remain closed on Monday.”

As a result of the earlier announcement, authorities in Noida have also ordered the closure of schools in the district on Monday. The District Magistrate of Gautam Budh Nagar district, Manish Kumar Verma, issued the directive from the DM War Room.

Dr. Dharamveer Singh, the District School Inspector, has confirmed that all schools, including those affiliated with different boards, from class 1 to class 12, will remain closed on July 10 as per the orders.

Likewise, the office of the District Magistrate in Gurugram issued an advisory announcing the closure of schools in the district.

The advisory stated that all government and private schools, including play schools, in Gurugram district should remain closed on 10th July for the safety and security of the students and the greater public interest.

Punjab’s Mohali and Patiala authorities have ordered the closure of all schools in the districts on Monday, following similar instructions.

Before CM Kejriwal’s announcement, Delhi Education Minister Atishi directed the Education Department to physically inspect all government schools for student safety. Atishi emphasized the unprecedented situation caused by continuous rainfall in Delhi recently.

Atishi also instructed the Education Secretary to execute her orders and submit a detailed report by tonight. “Our children’s safety is our top priority. Delhi government schools have gained the trust of millions of parents. We are committed to upholding that trust,” she stated.

Delhi experienced the heaviest rainfall in the past 40 years in the last two days, with a Yellow Alert issued for Sunday.

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