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Schools in Mumbai, Thane will remain closed today

THE ASIAN AGE. | AISHWARYA IYER
Published : Dec 5, 2017, 1:01 am IST
Updated : Aug 10, 2018, 2:16 am IST

The instruction has come from the state education minister Vinod Tawde.

The city was lashed by rains and gusty winds on Monday evening due to cyclonic conditions. The Okchi cyclone originated from the southeast Sri Lanka and spread to southern parts of Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Indian Metrological Department stated that the cyclone is likely to pass from Maharashtra on Tuesday and will further move towards Surat. This passing cyclone in the state may lead to moderate rains in the next 36 hours in Mumbai and the surrounding areas. (Photo: Deepak Kurkunde)
 The city was lashed by rains and gusty winds on Monday evening due to cyclonic conditions. The Okchi cyclone originated from the southeast Sri Lanka and spread to southern parts of Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Indian Metrological Department stated that the cyclone is likely to pass from Maharashtra on Tuesday and will further move towards Surat. This passing cyclone in the state may lead to moderate rains in the next 36 hours in Mumbai and the surrounding areas. (Photo: Deepak Kurkunde)

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has directed school authorities in Mumbai, Thane, Palghar, Raigad, Sindhudurg and Ratnagiri to remain closed on Tuesday amid apprehensions of the likely impact of cyclone Ockhi in the city.

The instruction has come from the state education minister Vinod Tawde.

 

Mr Tawde, in his tweet, said, “Precautionary holiday declared for schools for the safety of the students due to serious weather predictions on Dec. 5”.

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