Haryana summer vacation: Vacation declared in schools from THIS date due to heatwave in India

  • Haryana summer vacation: Due to a red alert for a heatwave, the Haryana government has announced summer vacations for all schools in the state.

Written By Karishma Pranav Bhavsar
Updated27 May 2024
Haryana summer vacation: The summer vacation in the state was scheduled from 1-30 June, but how has been preponed from May 28
Haryana summer vacation: The summer vacation in the state was scheduled from 1-30 June, but how has been preponed from May 28

Amid red alert warning issued for heatwave in the state, the Haryana government has announced summer vacation in all government and private schools from tomorrow i.e. May 28. As per media reports, the schools will reopen on July 1. Notably, earlier, the summer vacation in the state was scheduled from 1-30 June, but how has been preponed from May 28.

This comes as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued red alert for heatwave conditions in several parts of the country. Heatwave to severe heatwave conditions have been predicted in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, West Uttar Pradesh, West Rajasthan, East Rajasthan till May 28, the weather office mentioned in the bulletin.

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As per IMD, Heatwave to severe heatwave conditions is likely in many parts of West Rajasthan, few parts of Haryana-Chandigarh-Delhi and heatwave conditions likely in isolated pockets of Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, East Rajasthan, West Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha and Chhattisgarh on 29th May.

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An orange alert for heatwave conditions has been issued in few parts of West Rajasthan, isolated pockets of Punjab, Haryana-Chandigarh-Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, East Rajasthan and Vidarbha on 30th May.

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Meanwhile, this notice also came a day after Deputy Commissioner Gurugram issued a notice on May 26 saying, “In compliance with the instructions issued by the Director, Secondary Education Haryana, Panchkula vide letter No. SPL5/19-2024 dated 19.05.2024, in view of the extreme heat in District Gurugram, holiday is declared for all Government/Semi Government/Private schools from Balvatika to Class VIII from 27.05.2024 to 31.05.2024.

“District Education Officer and District Elementary Education Officer, Gurugram are directed to ensure that no government/semi-government/private school from Balvatika to Class VIII remains open from 27.05.2024 to 31.05.2024. These orders should be strictly followed,” the notice added.

On May 26, IMD informed that the maximum temperature was recorded in Rajasthan's Phalodi at 49.8 degrees Celsius, followed by Delhi's Mungeshpur which recorded 48.3 degrees Celsius. Other areas like Jhansi in Uttarakhand recorded 47.7 degrees and in Punjab's Faridkot, the maximum temperature was recorded at 47.4 degrees.

(With inputs from agencies)

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