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Punjab declares summer vacation in all schools from May 14 amid heatwave

The Punjab government has declared summer vacation in all schools from May 14 in view of the severe heatwave scorching the state.

Punjab Government | Heatwave | summer vacation

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

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The has declared in all from May 14 in view of the severe scorching the state.

For the past several days, maximum temperatures have been hovering a few notches above the normal limits in Punjab and some of its neighbouring states, including Haryana.

In a tweet in Punjabi, Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann said that considering the sudden intense and suggestions of thousands of parents and teachers, it has been decided to declare in all of Punjab from May 14.

On Friday, Bhatinda recorded a maximum temperature of 44 degrees Celsius and Patiala a high of 43.4 degrees Celsius.

The maximum temperature in Amritsar was 42.3 degrees Celsius, Ludhiana 43.2 degrees Celsius and Jalandhar 42.7 degrees Celsius.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Fri, April 29 2022. 23:28 IST