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Updated January 7th, 2024 at 07:45 IST

UP: Lucknow schools up to class 8 to remain shut till Jan 10 amid cold weather

Amid cold wave conditions, the district authorities have announced that all schools up to class 8 will remain closed until January 10 in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow

School Closed in Lucknow
School Closed in Lucknow | Image:PTI
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Lucknow: Amid the ongoing cold wave conditions, the district authorities have announced that all schools up to class 8 will remain closed until January 10 in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow. 

The Lucknow District Administration declared that schools for classes 9-12 will remain open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in view of the prevailing cold weather conditions.

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Earlier this week, amid the chilly weather conditions and dense fog, the district administration announced the closure of schools for students of Class 1 to Class 8 until January 6.

Similar set of directives were issued by the Prayagraj district administration, where the authorities announced that the secondary schools of all the boards would remain closed until January 6.

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Cold weather conditions along with dense fog gripped North India regions on Saturday morning with the national capital recording a minimum temperature of 8.9 degrees Celsius in Safdarjung.

Dense enveloped national capital, which affected commuters and traffic during the early hours on Saturday.

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Several flights were delayed in the North India regions due to fog and harsh weather conditions. Fog and inclement weather conditions also impacted several trains running to and from the national capital.

22 trains travelling towards the national capital were delayed on Friday due to fog conditions in the region.Further, people sat by bonfires in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut city to keep themselves warm as mercury dipped.

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As per the IMD, "Dense fog conditions very likely to prevail for a few hours in morning in isolated pockets over East Uttar Pradesh during January; over West Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura during January 6-8 over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Odisha on January 6, and 7.

"There will be no significant change in minimum temperatures over north India during the next five days, says IMD. 

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Published January 7th, 2024 at 07:45 IST

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