File photo | Photo: Mathrubhumi
Kozhikode: Kozhikode district collector announced a holiday for all educational institutions, including professional colleges, in the district on Wednesday (August 3).
The holiday was announced in the wake of heavy rain recorded in the district on Tuesday.
Meanwhile,the IMD sounded a red alert in the district on August 3,4 and 5.
A red alert indicates heavy to extremely heavy rains of over 20 cm in 24 hours, while orange alert means very heavy rains from 6 cm to 20 cm of rain. A yellow alert means heavy rainfall between 6 and 11 cm.