Arvind Kejriwal, Chief Minister of Delhi, convened a meeting on Monday to examine the city’s inundation due to monsoon rains and increased levels of Yamuna.
North India will continue to have heavy rains as July 10 is expected to bring heavy to very heavy rainfall to Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana and Delhi.
According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), extreme rainfall in isolated places on Jammu, Haryana-Chandigarh, Punjab & Himachal Pradesh; Heavy to very heavy rainfall in isolated places on Uttarakhand, Delhi, West Uttar Pradesh.
All schools in Delhi will be closed today due to two days of rain in the capital. By Tuesday, the Yamuna River is expected to rise above the dangerous 205.33 meters.
District governments in Noida, Ghaziabad and Faridabad also chose to close schools on Monday in response to heavy rains.