This Article is From Nov 24, 2015

Rain Holidays Extended in Chennai Schools, Colleges Till Wednesday

Rain Holidays Extended in Chennai Schools, Colleges Till Wednesday

Chennai has seen unprecedented rain this month, cripping life and businesses. (AFP photo)

Chennai: Chennai schools and colleges will remain shut on Wednesday, extending the break imposed by heavy rains that has forced education administrators in the state to consider options including shrinking the half-yearly vacations to make up for the lost time.

Here the top five developments:

  1. Wednesday will be the fourteenth rain holiday for schools this month.

  2. The meteorological department has said rains are not expected on tomorrow in Tamil Nadu. Tuesday was the first rain free day in Chennai after two days of heavy showers.

  3. Chennai received 8 cm rainfall in 45 minutes, the met office said.

  4. Chennai will get 300 million litres drinking water daily, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa said.

  5. Flood alert was sent out along banks of River Palar in Kanchepuram District.


 

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