Administration withdraws order declaring two-day school holiday in view of 'heatwave' in Guwahati

Published: Aug 27, 2019, 07:29 IST | mid-day online correspondent

Earlier today, the district administration had issued an order for all the schools to remain closed on August 27 and August 28 in view of 'severe heat conditions'

This picture has been used for representational purpose
This picture has been used for representational purpose

Guwahati: Kamrup Metropolitan district administration in view of 'improving weather conditions' has withdrawn its earlier order for schools to remain closed for the next two days due to 'severe heatwave conditions'. According to news agency ANI, the district administration had issued an order for all the schools in the district to remain closed on August 27 and August 28 in view of 'severe heat conditions'.

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"In view of severe heat conditions which is causing great inconvenience of the school-going children, all schools under government and private sector in Kamrup Metropolitan District will remain closed for two days. This order comes into force with immediate effect," stated the authority in an order issued today which was later cancelled. According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), the maximum and minimum temperature in Guwahati will hover at 37.0 and 27.0 on August 27.

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