Tuesday holiday for all schools in Thiruvananthapuram, Alappuzha, Thrissur and Ernakulam
Thiruvananthapuram: Following heavy rains, collectors of Thiruvananthapuram, Alappuzha, Thrissur and Ernakulam districts declared Tuesday (October 22) a holiday for all educational institutions in their respective districts.
The holiday, declared in view of the heavy rains, is applicable for all educational institutions including professional colleges in all four districts. However, university examination will be held as per schedule, the Thiruvananthapuram collector said.
Anganwadis will remain open for all other activities including distribution of nutritional supplements. The schooling day lost will be compensated later.
The meteorological department has issued red alerts in several districts on Monday and Tuesday.
On Monday, red alert is issued in Thiruvananthapuram, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, Palakkad and Thrissur districts. Orange alert is sounded in Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Kozhikode and Wayanad districts.
On Tuesday, red alert is issued in Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Palakkad and Malappuram districts. Also, orange alert is issued in Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod districts.