Meghalaya schools to be closed due to heavy rains


Shillong: The normalcy of Meghalaya has been disrupted over the past few days due to heavy rain and floods. On Tuesday evening a nine year old child was washed away in the flow of Gonal River in the Asibra area following which on Wednesday it was decided by the Meghalaya Government that the schools will remain closed for two days in the West Garo Hills.

On the other hand the meterological department has indicated on heavy rains in the state on August 23-24. The people residing at lower levels have been asked to shift to higher grounds following fear of floods.