Bhopal, September 9: The Madhya Pradesh government has announced holiday for government and private schools on Monday due to heavy rains that lashed several parts of the state. According to reports, India Meteorological Department has predicted heavy to very heavy downpour in 32 districts of the state till Monday morning. Madhya Pradesh Floods: Woman, Daughter Washed Away in Mandsaur Nullah While Clicking Selfies.
As per the order issued by the District Collector Bhopal, "All government and private schools from classes 1 to 12 will remain closed on September 9 in view of the heavy rains in the district."
Due to the intense rains that have been lashing the state since Saturday, Madhya Pradesh's Devas highway is currently waterlogged. People were stuck for two hours in a Ganesha temple after they went to offer prayers. In the Seoni area, three people were washed away in the Wainganga river. One person has been rescued and two are reportedly missing.
In another tragic incident, a two-year-old died after she fell into an overflowing drain in Bhopal. The toddler identified as Anushka Sen fell into a drain in spate near her house in Fanda area of Bhopal, assistant sub-inspector Rajesh Manjhi of Khajuri police station said. "She was found caught in a net in the drain. But was declared dead on arrival by hospital authorities," he added.