News Patiala: The Punjab Government has declared a holiday for all government offices in Punjab and Chandigarh, due to heavy rain. The decision was taken in view of the safety of employees and the public.
The heavy rain has caused flooding in some parts of the state, and there are reports of road closures and power outages. The government has advised people to stay indoors and avoid travel if possible.
The weather forecast for the next few days is for continued heavy rain. The government is monitoring the situation and will take further action as needed.