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Schools shut in UP and Tamil Nadu due to heavy rains, snowfall in Himachal — IMD alert in these states today

Schools shut in UP and Tamil Nadu due to heavy rains, snowfall in Himachal — IMD alert in these states today

Schools shut in UP and Tamil Nadu due to heavy rains, snowfall in Himachal — IMD alert in these states today
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By CNBCTV18.com  CNBCTV18.COM   | CNBCTV18.COM   | CNBCTV18.COM   | CNBCTV18.COM  Oct 11, 2022 12:53:43 PM IST (Updated)

Weather update | An orange alert has been issued in parts of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday. Heavy rainfall are likely in Sitapur, Bahraich, Shrawasti, Barabanki and Gonda.

Schools will remain shut in parts of Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu in the wake of heavy rainfall on Tuesday. The India Meteorological Department predicted heavy downpour in states including Tamil Nadu, Bengal, Karnataka, Puducherry, Arunachal Pradesh and Delhi NCR on Tuesday.

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Meanwhile, the situation remained critical in Uttar Pradesh with farmers dealing with heavy crop damage and waterlogging in fields. Also, flood-like situation prevailed in parts of Assam and UP.
Here are weather forecast for some states
Uttar Pradesh
Fairly widespread/widespread light/moderate rainfall with isolated heavy falls is very likely to occur over East Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday, the IMD said.
With continuous rainfall, the Lucknow district administration declared a holiday for all schools and higher educational institutions on Tuesday. In Aligarh, all schools up to class 12 will remain closed till October 12, officials were quoted by the news agency PTI as saying earlier.
The rain situation in the state remains grim as 900 villages in 17 districts were affected by floods following heavy downpour. Meanwhile, a News 18 report said heavy rains had claimed at least 27 lives following incessant rainfall since Sunday.
Maharashtra
Light rainfall is likely in parts of Maharashtra on Tuesday. These areas include Palghar, Thane, Mumbai, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Dhule, Jalgaon, Nasik, Pune, Kohlapur, Satara, Jalna, Nanded, Latur and Amravati.
Delhi
Parts of Delhi NCR are also likely to see light rainfall, according to the IMD alert on Tuesday.
Tamil Nadu
While an orange alert has been issued in Cuddalore and Ariyalur, the remaining parts of the state in on yellow alert. Heavy rain are also expected to occur over Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Dindigul, Theni, Madurai, Karur, Erode, Namakkal, Salem districts of the state.
The Tirupathur District Collector declared a holiday for schools and colleges in the district on Tuesday amid heavy rain warnings.
Karnataka
Heavy rainfall is likely in Belgaum, Uttar Kannada, Dharwad, Hassan, Shivmoga, Raichur and Davangere among other areas.
Uttar Pradesh
An orange alert has been issued in parts of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday. Heavy rainfall are likely in Sitapur, Bahraich, Shrawasti, Barabanki and Gonda.
The state has been witnessing incessant rainfall for the past few days. Crops were damaged and waterlogging was reported in several parts of Uttar Pradesh. "100 percent of our crops are destroyed. We've come to DM's office to ask for compensation," said a local farmer in Mathura.
In Gorakhpur, people living in low-lying areas faced flood-like situations due to a rise in the water levels of the Rapti river.
Himachal
Parts of Himachal is on yellow alert on Tuesday. Higher reaches in the Lahaul-Spiti district of the state received fresh snowfall today morning.
Uttarakhand
Very heavy rainfall is expected in the Nainital and Champawat districts of Uttarakhand on Tuesday. The remaining parts of the state is on yellow alert.
Assam
Dhemaji in Assam is likely to see heavy rainfall among other areas of the state. The regions is already facing severe waterlogging. Over 200 families in villages in Dhemaji dist affected by flood due to heavy rainfall in past few days, ANI reported.
Meanwhile, the water level of streams of river Brahmaputra rose in Dibrugarh due to incessant heavy rainfall, causing waterlogging in several parts of the city.
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