Schools to remain closed in Meerut today due to cold waves
All government and private schools, in Meerut, have been ordered to remain closed today. "District Magistrate declares holiday for Standard 1-12 students in all government and private schools for tomorrow in view of cold weather conditions," reported news agency ANI.
However, schools which have scheduled exams for today will remain open.
North India reeling under cold waves
North India has been reeling under cold wave since Monday. This change is due to heavy rain and hailstorms which took a sharp dip in temperature in parts of northern India on Tuesday morning.
The minimum temperature settled at five notches above normal.
"Generally cloudy conditions with light to moderate rainfall at most places and isolated thunderstorm activity accompanied with strong surface winds most likely during January 21 and 22," the weather department said.
Schools shut in Lucknow
As the cold wave grips North India and with temperature taking a dip, all schools in Lucknow were also been instructed to stay closed. All schools in Ghaziabad were closed till January 12.
Other districts were schools remained closed due to the cold wave were Shamli, Saharanpur, Bijnaur.
sourcces : India Today