Odisha heat wave: Two days of school closures
Odisha heat wave: Two days of school closures

ODISHA: Due to the current heat wave, all public and private schools in Odisha have been closed for two days beginning today, April 19. On these two days, the Anganwadi centres would also be closed. Due to the ongoing heat wave, all public, aided, and private schools through grade 12 as well as all Anganwadi centres in Odisha will be closed on April 19 and 20. Through a tweet, the chief secretary informed. 

On Tuesday, most of the country had temperatures that ranged from 40 to 44 degrees Celsius, maintaining the current heatwave conditions.

All public and private schools in Odisha were ordered to begin morning classes on April 11 from 7 am to 11 am. The state's heat wave has forced another closure of the schools just two days after they reopened.

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), at least 29 locations in Odisha on Tuesday registered temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius.

There won't be a significant shift in temperature in the next two to three days, according to the IMD's advisory.

The Metrological; office forecast above-average maximum temperatures for the majority of the nation from April to June, with the exception of some areas of the northwest and the peninsular regions.

In the majority of central, eastern, and northwest India, days with above-normal temperatures are anticipated.

Delhi saw its second-warmest April on record in 2022, with a monthly maximum temperature of 40.2 degrees Celsius.

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