Schools, colleges shut in Dharamshala due to heavy downpour; rain, thunderstorms likely for next two days, says IMD

  • All educational institutions will remain closed due to heavy rains in Dharamshala district on Saturday

  • 'Keeping in view the ongoing heavy rains and extreme climatic conditions across the district, I hereby declare holiday for schools and educational institutions for 17 August', District Magistrate Rakesh Kumar Prajapati in an order said

  • According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the district will continue to receive rainfall accompanied by a thunderstorm for the next two days

Dharamshala: All educational institutions will remain closed due to heavy rains in Dharamshala district on Saturday. "Keeping in view the ongoing heavy rains and extreme climatic conditions across the district, I hereby declare holiday for schools and educational institutions for 17 August", District Magistrate Rakesh Kumar Prajapati in an order said.

 Schools, colleges shut in Dharamshala due to heavy downpour; rain, thunderstorms likely for next two days, says IMD

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According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the district will continue to receive rainfall accompanied by a thunderstorm for the next two days.

The minimum and maximum temperatures are likely to hover around 19 degrees Celcius and 27 degrees Celcius with humidity oscillating between 75 percent to 82 percent.

Updated Date: Aug 17, 2019 15:19:35 IST