Updated January 6th, 2024 at 14:46 IST

Noida Schools Closed Till January 14 up to Class 8 Due to Cold Wave

The order stands applicable to all schools recognised by the state board, CBSE, ICSE, IB and others

Reported by: Srinwanti Das
The Gautam Buddh Nagar administration on Saturday ordered all schools in Noida and Greater Noida to remain closed for students up to Class 8 till January 14 | Image:PTI
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Noida: Winter vacation for the students in Noida seems to be extended. The Gautam Buddh Nagar administration on Saturday ordered all schools in Noida and Greater Noida to remain closed for students up to Class 8 till January 14 in view of the prevailing dense fog and cold weather conditions.

Issued by District Basic Education Officer Rahul Panwar, the order stands applicable to all schools recognised by the state board, CBSE, ICSE, IB and others.

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"In compliance with the instructions given by District Magistrate Maneesh Kumar Verma in view of the dense fog and extreme cold, all the board (CBSE/ICSE IB, UP Board and others) affiliated schools (from Class nursery to 8) running in the district Gautam Buddh Nagar, will observe holiday till January 14," it stated.

"The order should be strictly followed," Panwar added.

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The timings for Classes 9-12 will be 10 am to 3 pm during this period, noted District Inspector of Schools (DIOS) Dharmveer Singh.

The minimum temperatures in parts of western Uttar Pradesh have dipped to single-digit figures. The minimum temperature in Gautam Buddh Nagar was recorded at 9 degrees Celsius on Saturday and is expected to hover between 9 and 13 degrees Celsius over the next six days.

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The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a cold wave and fog warning for western Uttar Pradesh, which includes Gautam Buddh Nagar.

Cold wave conditions, along with fog, are predicted for Saturday and Sunday, followed by thunderstorms, lightning, squall and fog on Tuesday, the IMD said.

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Published January 6th, 2024 at 14:46 IST