Bangalore schools closed for offline classes as city continues to battle heavy rains
- 06 Sep, 2022
As the city of Bangalore continues to be submerged due to the heavy rains and intense water logging, many schools and educational institutes have shifted to online classes. Bangalore schools will remain closed tomorrow for offline classes as the city continues to witness heavy rains. Due to Bangalore Rains, a holiday had been declared today, September 5, 2022. Many schools shifted to online classes and will continue to conduct classes online for the next week or at least until the rains subside.
As per local media, Azim Premiji University has cancelled classes owing to the flooding in the hostel building and the path to the head office of the varsity.
Owing to the occasion of Teachers' Day, many schools were open today for celebrations. However, due to the difficulty in transportation and waterlogging, the schools will be following the directives of the state government and declare holiday and switch to online classes.As per the Indian Meteorological Department, IMD, a yellow alert has been issued to Bangalore and other districts such as Kodagu, Shivamogga, Uttara Kannada, Dakshina Kannada, Udupi and Chikmagalur. As per the weather department, the heavy rains will continue till September 9, 2022
.Readers are advised to note that an official order from the state government is awaited regarding whether a holiday will be declared for schools until the rains subside or educational institutes will be shifting to online mode of education once again.As per local media, the Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai is visiting the flood affected localities and directing officials to respond to the flood-affected local residents.The city of Bangalore witnessed severe flooding and waterlogging today so much so that working professionals and general public resorted to transportation with the help of Tractors and boats.