Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], June 30 (ANI): All the schools in Kashmir will be closed on Saturday due to incessant rains and inclement weather.Also Read - SAFF Championship 2021 Match Highlights India vs Bangladesh Match 3 Today Football Updates: 10-Man Bangladesh Earn a Hard-Fought 1-1 Draw Over India
“In view of the incessant rains, inclement weather and as a precautionary measure, all schools in Kashmir division to remain closed today,” Syed Abid Shah, Deputy Commissioner of Srinagar told ANI. Also Read - Farah Khan Tests Positive For Coronavirus Despite Being Double Vaccinated, Says 'I Didn't Put My Kaala Teeka'
Many parts of Kashmir have been receiving heavy rainfall since the last two days causing a flood-like situation in the state. Also Read - COVID-19: What is Endemic Stage That WHO Says India Has Entered | All You Need to Know
Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra has called for an emergency meeting to discuss the flood-like situation in the state.
Earlier on Thursday, the rain also caused a halt for the first batch of pilgrims on Amarnath Yatra at Baltal base camps due to severe water logging.
The officials have also issued an alert as the Darhali River in Rajouri overflowed on Friday due to heavy rainfall. (ANI)
This is published unedited from the ANI feed.