The Maharashtra government has announced a holiday for all schools and junior colleges in Mumbai as the Indian Meteorological Department has forecasted heavy rainfall in next 48 hours. The IMD has declared a red alert in Mumbai and Raigad.
The government has announced holiday for all educational institutions in Mumbai, Thane, Konkan regions. Maharashtra education minister also informed that the district collectors can take decision considering the situations.
In view of heavy rainfall forecasts. As a precautionary measure, holiday is declared for all schools & junior colleges in Mumbai, Thane, Konkan region for today 19 Sep 2019. District collectors in other parts of Maharashtra to decide, based on local conditions. #rain
— ashish shelar (@ShelarAshish) September 18, 2019
Monsoon has hit the region by mid June. The monsoon was delayed by 15 days. But Mumbai has received 3475.2mm rain this year. The record rain the Mumbai received was in 1958. And that was of 3759.7mm. In september month the region has received 915mm rain already.