Sehore/Bhopal: All private and government schools in Sehore and Bhopal districts of Madhya Pradesh will remain shut on Monday (September 9) due to heavy rains. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted heavy rains in 32 districts of the state till Monday.

Bhopal district collector said, "All government and private schools from classes 1 to 12 will remain closed on September 9 in view of heavy rains in the district."

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Two-year-old girl drowns in Bhopal:

A two-year-old child died after she fell into an overflowing drain in Bhopal. She is identified as Anushka Sen. Her body was found caught in a net in the drain and she was declared dead before reaching the hospital.

Meanwhile, Sehore district collector said, "All government and private schools in Sehore district will remain closed tomorrow in view of heavy rainfall."

21 gates of Bargi Dam, Madhya Pradesh have been opened:

Due to the opening of the dam, villages in the low-lying areas faced flood situation. A red alert has been issued by the state administration for regions near Narmada river. People have been advised not to venture near the water body.  

Out of the 21 gates of Bargi Dam which have been opened, 11 gates have been opened up to 3 meters, four gates opened up to two and a half meters and four gates up to two meters and two gates up to half meter.