Balasore, October 25 (LocalWire): Incessant rains since Wednesday has thrown normal life out of gear in the district and the fear of flood looming large with the rivers on the rising trend.
In view of the continuing rains and forecast by weathermen, collector K Sudarshan Chakraverthy has ordered all schools and Anganwadi centres (AWC) to remain closed for students on Friday.
He, however, directed the teachers and other staff to remain present in the school during the working hours.
According to sources, several wards under the Balasore municipality are inundated and the commuters are facing a harrowing time as the roads are waterlogged.
The district administration has also issued a possible flood alert with the water level in all rivers rising fast, assimilating the rainwater.