Many schools in Varanasi and Allahabad have been closed due to flood like situation. Officials said that flood situation in many parts of Uttar Pradesh has worsened and schools were closed for the next few days in Allahabad and Balia.
Situation has become worst and people are facing problems in commuting. With the raging waters of Ganga River entering the city in Allahabad, district magistrate Sanjay Kumar ordered closure of the
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schools for the next two days.
According to reports Allahabad, Indian Air Force choppers were being used to drop relief material, food and other commodities in the flood-hit areas.
More than 45 localities have been hit by the floods and water has entered thousands of homes in Allahabad. District magistrate Govind Raju said that all schools in Ballia have been closed till August 27.