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Summer vacation for educational institutions in Odisha from Apr 18 due to heatwave conditions

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

The government Tuesday announced summer vacations for all educational institutions in the state from April 18 in view of the prevailing heatwave.

"The has decided to prepone the summer vacation in schools and other educational institutions in view of the prevailing heatwave condition," B P Sethi said.

Summer vacation in schools was earlier scheduled to start from May 6, he said.

On Monday, as many as 12 places in the state recorded maximum temperatures of above 40 degrees Celsius. The coal town of was the hottest at 43.8 degrees Celsius.

Several parts of the state, particularly the western districts, are witnessing heatwave conditions since the last couple of days.

The has said that no major change in day temperatures across the state is likely in the next two days.

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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 19:25 IST