Schools in Lucknow’s Uttar Pradesh will remain closed on Monday, September 11 due to heavy rainfall. The District Magistrate, Lucknow, Surya Pal Gangvar, in a press release said that due to heavy rains and bad weather in Lucknow, Monday has been declared a holiday for all schools. Lucknow has been seeing heavy rainfall since Sunday and more is expected to fall today.
It has been raining heavily in Lucknow and different parts of the UP. Meanwhile several areas in Delhi, including Safdarjung, Palam Airport, Rajghat, Vasant Kunj, Munirka, Narela, and other places also experienced light to moderate rains on Saturday night. The rainfall continued through Sunday morning, on September 10.
As the monsoon season continues, residents in the affected areas are advised to exercise caution and follow safety guidelines to stay safe amidst the inclement weather. After India witnessed its driest August since 1901, the IMD said that the monsoon was expected to be normal across the country during September. Apart from this, IMD has also informed that the rainfall in August all over Central India and Southern Peninsular India was also the lowest since 1901, making it the worst month of monsoon deficiency in history.
Informing about the maximum temperature, the IMD said that most parts of the country will have above normal maximum temperatures whereas some areas in South peninsular India and some pockets of West Central Areas are likely to get normal to below normal maximum temperatures.