Heatwave in Delhi / Delhi burning due to heat wave... Private schools should be closed immediately, order issued

Vikrant Shekhawat : May 20, 2024, 09:30 PM
Heatwave in Delhi: It is extremely hot in Delhi these days. Everyone is troubled by the heat waves during the day. The mercury is reaching beyond 47 degrees. In view of the scorching heat, private schools in Delhi have been closed with immediate effect. On Monday evening, the Education Department of Delhi has ordered the closure of all private schools. In view of the scorching heat, a holiday has been announced in schools for a total of 50 days this year, which is a part of the summer vacation.

While issuing a circular, the Education Department said that the government schools of Delhi are closed since May 11. Despite this, private schools are open amid the scorching heat. These should be closed immediately. The Education Department has directed all private schools of Delhi to be closed under 'summer vacation'. Summer vacation in Delhi government schools is applicable from 11 May to 30 June.

Temperature is increasing daily in Delhi

The Meteorological Department has predicted that this time there will be more heat in the capital Delhi than last year. The average maximum temperature recorded in Delhi on Monday was 43 degrees Celsius. Which is increasing every day. It is expected to exceed 45 degrees Celsius in the coming days. With the possibility of severe heat wave during the day, a red alert has also been issued.

Schools were also closed in these districts of Haryana

Along with Delhi, schools have been closed prematurely in many states also due to rising temperatures. All educational authorities in Haryana have been ordered to close schools due to temperatures exceeding 40 degrees Celsius in some areas. The closure of schools has been announced in Hisar, Charkhi Dadri, Sirsa, Kaithal, Panipat and Sonipat districts of Haryana. The District Magistrate has given instructions for holiday in all private and government schools of these districts. After the schools are closed from now, they will now be opened on July 1, 2024.

The mercury crossed 47 in these areas of the country

The mercury reached 47 degrees Celsius at at least eight places in the country. 47.8 degrees was recorded in Najafgarh area of Delhi. It became the hottest place in the country for the second time in the last three days. Sriganganagar in Rajasthan recorded 46.7 degrees Celsius, while Nuh in Haryana recorded a temperature of 47.2 degrees Celsius.