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Winter holiday announced in Delhi, schools will remain closed till January 1-15

All government schools in Delhi under the Directorate of Delhi Education will remain closed during winter vacations from January 1 to January 15, 2023. The remedial classes in the government schools will be held for Class 9 to Class 12 from January 2 to January 14, 2023.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: Entire north India and Delhi are in the grip of cold wave, winter holidays have been announced by the administration. Schools in Delhi will not open till January 1-15. This decision has been taken due to the continuously decreasing temperature. Let us tell you that recently the winter has increased rapidly in Delhi-NCR. For the last several days, there is a fog in the sky in the morning. Visibility is also very less. It is believed that due to this, the administration has announced winter vacation in Delhi.

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And for classes IX to XII, remedial classes will be organized from January 2 to January 14, 2023. That is, there will be a complete holiday for the children up to 8th but remedial classes will be run for the children from 9th to 12th.

outbreak of cold and dense fog

Know that dense fog is covering the Gangetic plains including Delhi in the morning. This is affecting both road and rail traffic. A railway spokesperson said on Thursday that 20 trains were running late by 1.5 to 4.5 hours. At the same time, an airport official said that there was no effect of fog on air traffic.

Change in timings of schools here

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Significantly, the timing of schools in Noida adjacent to Delhi has been changed. The timing of schools has been done from 9 am. At the same time, the time for opening schools in other districts of UP has been changed from 10 am. This decision has been taken so that there is no effect on the health of the children due to cold and there is no problem in commuting.

Temperature dropped in delhi

On Thursday, the minimum temperature of the city was recorded at Safdarjung Observatory in Delhi, 1 degree Celsius less than normal i.e. 7.2 degree Celsius. At the same time, the maximum temperature remained around 21 degree Celsius. Earlier on Wednesday, the maximum temperature in Delhi was recorded at 21.2 degree Celsius, which is the lowest temperature of this season so far.

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), ‘very dense fog’ when visibility is between 0 and 50 metres, ‘dense fog’ between 51 and 200 metres, ‘moderate fog’ between 201 and 500 meters and ‘moderate fog’ between 501 and 501 metres. Between 1000 meters is considered ‘light fog’.

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