NEW DELHI: Directorate Of Education in Delhi, has issued an advisory in view of the cold wave declaring holidays for all private schools to remain closed till January 15 due to the cold wave. The advisory comes a day after Delhi’ Safdarjung recorded the lowest temperature of 1.9 degrees Celsius.
“In continuation to the DOE’s (Directorate of Education) earlier circular, all private schools of Delhi are advised to remain close till January 15, 2023, in the wake of cold wave prevailing in Delhi,” the circular read.
Schools in the national capital were on winter holidays until tommorow. The schools will now continue to observe holidays until 15th January.
Delhi on Saturday night recorded its steepest temperatures of 1.19 degrees Celsius. The only time the national capital witnessed a colder morning in the last 10 years was on January 1, 2021, when the lowest temperature was 1.1 degrees Celsius.
The Indian Meteorological Department today issued a red alert for the northern plains and an orange alert for the national capital predicting a cold wave until Monday. It has urged people to limit outdoor activity, as this could lead to frostbite.