Heavy rains likely in Mumbai, schools shut

Mumbai, Sep 19 Heavy rains have been forecast for Mumbai, Thane and other parts of the Konkan, officials said here on Thursday. As a precautionery measure Education Minister Ashish Shelar declared a holiday for all schools and junior colleges in Mumbai and surroundings.

In an early morning tweet, he said district collectors elsewhere can take a call depending on the local situation. Mumbai and the coastal Konkan districts have been lashed by a fresh spell of rain since the past three days and the India Meteorological Department has predicted a wet week for the region.


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