Heatwave alert..! Three-day holiday notice for schools..!?

Heatwave Alert, Holiday in Schools: All government, government-aided, and private schools will remain closed from april 24 to 27 following the heat wave alert, the Department of Schools and education has announced. Considering the heat wave situation in Tripura, the state government has ordered the closure of all schools in the state from april 24 to 27. Today (April 24, Wednesday) Tripura recorded a temperature of 37 degrees Celsius, 3 degrees Celsius above normal, the IMD said. The india Meteorological Department has warned that the temperature may rise to 39 degrees Celsius in the northeastern state this weekend. All government, government-aided, and private schools in Tripura will remain closed from april 24 to 27, said NC Sharma, Additional Secretary, Schools education Department. Another official said that the entire state is in the grip of heat and this condition will continue for a few more days. Given this heat wave and humid weather, the state government has declared it as a specific state calamity. He said that the district-level disaster management officers have been instructed to create awareness among the public.

Do not go out between 10 am and 3 pm. Also, the district administration has been asked to provide uninterrupted power supply in all areas and activate emergency centers and quick action teams for the safety of the people of the state. people have been advised not to go out in the sun, especially between 10 am and 3 pm. The indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said that the heat wave that is affecting large parts of eastern india has now spread to the southern states since yesterday (April 23, Tuesday).

India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that a severe heat wave is expected in West Bengal, Karnataka, Odisha, tamil Nadu, Bihar, Sikkim, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and jharkhand in the next five days.

What is a heat wave?

A heat wave is defined as a temperature increase of 3°C above normal for three consecutive days or more. The World Meteorological Organization defines a heat wave when the temperature is 5 degrees Celsius above normal for five consecutive days or more.

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