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Schools closed in several J&K districts due to incessant rains
 
Srinagar, June 22(Agencies( The incessant rainfall across J&K has forced the authorities in many districts to suspend class work up to class 10.
The district administration Anantnag has ordered closure of schools upto high school level in view of the heavy rains.

"In view of very heavy rains in Anantnag district , class work in all primary , middle and High schools of district shall remain suspended today," deputy commissioner Anantnag, Dr Piyush Singla tweeted
The educational institutions upto high school level will remain closed on Wednesday in Ramban district as well.

"In view of heavy rains and overflowing of nallahs at several places across Ramban District, all Primary, Middle and High Schools shall remain closed today. Orders will be issued separately," reads a public notice issued to this effect by the authorities. Similar orders were passed by District Administrations Kulgam, Baramulla and Kupwara districts.

Kashmir is witnessing incessant rains for the last few days with June recording the lowest temperature in nearly 50 years.

Meanwhile, in view of inclement weather conditions followed by torrential rains, district administration Kishtwar was forced to close all the educational institutions today.

"As a part of Advisory in view of hostile weather condition and reports submitted by tehsildars, I have directed CEO Kishtwar to close all educational institutions in District Kishtwar today. We will assess the situation later in the day for further decision," said DDC Kishtwar Ashok Sharma.

"As of now, there is no report of any damage from any part of the district," DDC informed.

Similarly, district administration Doda also issued an advisory reading, "Due to heavy rains and being hilly terrain , all the people are advised to remain careful of slides and slips on the roads. Public at large is advised not to venture out and avoid unnecessary travel by road. All people residing in slide prone areas are advised to remain vigilant and report any mishap to the administration."

The administration has also declared high alert in several areas in the mountainous Doda district.

As a precautionary measure we have been forced to declare high alert in areas close to river Chenab and its tributaries, and also on slopes and slide prone areas of the district, an official said.

Besides district administration, Doda also issued helpline numbers for public in case of any emergency.

01996233337 DC office Doda

01996233530 PCR Doda

01996233465 Hospital Doda
 
 
 
 
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