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Heatwave: Schools in Punjab to be closed from May 14, orders CM Bhagwant Mann

Indian Meteorological Department on Thursday issued an alert, asking people to avoid exposure and stay hydrated

Heatwave: Schools in Punjab to be closed from May 14, orders CM Bhagwant Mann

Girls cover their faces to beat the heat in Jalandhar on Friday. Tribune photo: Sarabjit



Tribune Web Desk

Chandigarh, April 29

In view of the prevailing heat wave conditions, the Punjab Government on Friday ordered closure of schools from May 14.

Since the beginning of the summer season in March this year, several parts of the country have been reporting severe hot weather. Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi are witnessing extreme heatwave conditions. 

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday issued an alert, asking people to avoid exposure and stay hydrated.

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