The Maharashtra Government declared holiday in schools and colleges in Mumbai and adjoining areas as a precautionary measure against fast-approaching Cyclone Ockhi on Tuesday Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde took to Twitter to make the announcement.
Former Congress strongman and "Jan Vikalp" front head Shankersinh Vaghela was also forced to cancel his road shows and rallies today at Junagadh, Mahuva and Palitana towns of Saurashtra.
Earlier in the day, the Prime Minister appealed the BJP workers to focus on helping people across the state.
The rally of Modi can be again rescheduled on December 7, the party leader said.
"Our karyakartas (workers) should devote themselves to providing all possible assistance and stand shoulder to shoulder with fellow citizens", he added further. It is expected to make landfall in coastal Gujarat today with squally winds and heavy rainfall. We are moving them to safer locations.
He also said that he was monitoring the situation arising in various parts of the country due to the cyclone. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who is on a tour of cyclone Ockhi-affected areas, on Monday said that search and rescue operations in high seas would not be stopped or diluted till all fishermen, who have been missing since the cyclonic storm hit Kerala's shores, were safely brought back.
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Highs will be generally in the 40s for area along I-20 and to the north, with 50s for the southern counties of the state. On Friday night a sharp or severe frost will develop with icy patches as temperatures fall to between -3 and 0 degrees.
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