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Updated January 6th, 2024 at 23:26 IST

Winter Break For Delhi Schools Extended Till January 10

The winter vacation for Delhi schools have been extended till January 10 due to cold weather conditions.

Radhika Dhawad
Noida schools closed
Winter vacation in Delhi schools extended till January 10 | Image:PTI
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As per a government order on Saturday evening, the winter vacation for Delhi schools has been extended till January 10 due to cold weather conditions. ANI, on Saturday, tweeted, “In light of extreme cold waves and IMD’s yellow alert, Delhi Govt’s Directorate of Education orders to extend the Winter Vacation in all the Govt, Govt-aided and Unaided Recognised Private Schools of Delhi till 10th January.”

In light of extreme cold waves and IMD’s yellow alert, Delhi Govt’s Directorate of Education orders to extend the Winter Vacation in all the Govt, Govt-aided and Unaided Recognised Private Schools of Delhi till 10th January pic.twitter.com/p694hT8kEc

— ANI (@ANI) January 6, 2024

Meanwhile, the Gautam Buddh Nagar administration on Saturday ordered all schools in Noida and Greater Noida to observe a holiday for students up to Class 8 till January 14 given 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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Meanwhile, District Inspector of Schools (DIOS) Dharmveer Singh said the timings for Classes 9-12 will be 10 am to 3 pm during this period.

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 in a sub-divisional warning.

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(with PTI inputs)

 

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Published January 6th, 2024 at 23:07 IST

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