Friday , June 14 2024

School Locked: Summer holidays declared ahead of time in schools of this state, don't know how long the schools will remain closed

Heat Wave Alert: It is extremely hot in many parts of the country. This includes many eastern and south Indian states including West Bengal. In many areas of Bengal the mercury has crossed 42 degrees. The Meteorological Department has issued a heat wave warning in many districts in the next two to three days. In view of the severe heat conditions in many districts, the Mamata Banerjee government has announced premature summer holidays in government schools. According to the government order, there will be summer holidays in government schools of West Bengal from April 22.

The order issued by the government in West Bengal said, “Keeping in mind the prevailing extreme heat situation, the competent authority has ordered all government schools across the state, except schools in the hilly areas of Darjeeling and Kalimpong, to remain closed from April 22.” Ordered to close.” District. Have decided to take summer vacations early. Continue this till further orders.”

Heat is increasing in Bengal, mercury near 42 degrees

Some districts of South Bengal are battling heat wave-like conditions and the maximum temperature during the day reached 42.5 degrees Celsius in Panagarh in West Burdwan district, the highest recorded in the state on Wednesday. Day temperatures were recorded above 40 degrees Celsius in many districts including Dum Dum, Midnapore, Bankura, Salt Lake, Canning, Kalikunda, Burdwan, Asansol, Purulia, Jhargram and Balurghat.

On Wednesday, the day temperature in Kolkata city remained around 39.4 degrees Celsius for the second consecutive day, which was at least 3.8 degrees above normal.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned that more districts of South Bengal are likely to be affected by heat wave in the next two to three days. “Summer vacations were scheduled to start from May 5, but this decision has been taken earlier in view of the heat wave conditions,” an official said.