Pre-primary and primary schools are closed today, November 5, on account of the adverse weather conditions all across the island.
The Ministry of Education decided that the schools were to be closed today because of the torrential rain and the risks it would entail.
However, school-masters and the non-teaching staff have to go to work.
On the other hand, School Certificate (SC) and Higher School Certificate (HSC) examinations scheduled for today will still be held.
The current weather conditions are expected to persist till tomorrow, according to a special communiqué of the meteorological station of Vacoas. As per the communiqué, “active clouds associated with the frontal system are influencing the local weather”.