Haryana govt announces extended summer break for all schools in view of rising temp; state may get respite from heat with possibility of rain

Panchkula: In view of the rising temperature, Haryana Government on Monday announced that summer holidays would be extended up to 7 July for all government and private schools.

The schools, which were scheduled to open on 1 July, will now be functional from Monday, 8 July.

"Due to prevalent heatwave present throughout the state of Haryana, the summer vacations are hereby extended for another 07 days i.e, up to 07.07.2019 (i.e Sunday). Schools will re-open on 8 July i.e Monday." read a notification issued by Education Haryana" said the Office of Director General Secondary Education Haryana.

On Sunday, the temperature touched 42°C, while the lowest was 26.6°C.

The state will, however, get respite from the heat as India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted "partly cloudy sky with possibility of rain or Thunderstorm or Duststorm" for today.

Updated Date: Jul 01, 2019 12:55:13 IST