All schools in Tamil Nadu’s Ramanathapuram district will remain closed today, i.e. October 22, 201, owing to heavy rainfall in the region. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall with extremely heavy falls at isolated places over Tamil Nadu today. Due to hevy rainfall, the schools in Ramanathapuram’s schools were closed on Monday too.All government and private schools in Kochi were closed tooBesides Tamil Nadu, all government and private schools in Kochi remained closed on monday, October 21, 2019, as heavy rainfall lashed the city causing water-logging in several areas.Due to heavy rainfall across Tamil Nadu, a holiday was declared on Monday, i.e. October 21, 2019, in all schools of Ramanathapuram The southern state is currently battling with the Northeast Monsoon with normal life in parts of Tamil Nadu standing disrupted.No holiday declared in schools and colleges of Chennai yetMeanwhile, no holiday has been declared in schools and colleges of Chennai yet, but there are chances that due to rainfall, the schools and colleges will get closed soon.The Regional weather office in Nilgiris district on Monday predicted heavy rainfall to occur over Tamil Nadu during the next five days.The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued orange and yellow alerts for parts of south interior Karnataka including Kodagu and Mysuru. A red alert, however, has been issued for coastal Karnataka till Wednesday.(With inputs from ANI and PTI)Read : Japan may extend special recruitment program to Northeast residents for offering nursing jobsRead: Khelo India: Parents must inculcate an interest in sports in children, say researchersadvertisement
The Editor of the Jaffna based Uthayan newspaper was questioned by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) over a news report regarding army commander Jagath Jayasuriya, the newspaper said today.CID officers from Colombo had visited the Jaffan newspaper office yesterday and taken the Editor to the Jaffna police station and questioned him for some three hours. The CID has later informed the newspaper Editor that legal steps will be sought on the next course of action. The Tamil newspaper said that its Editor was quizzed by two CID officers regarding the news item which appeared in the newspaper on the 11th of this month. A complaint over the news item had been lodged by the army commander resulting in the CID investigations.