As of January 14th, 2024, all schools in Gautam Buddha Nagar will remain closed for students up to class 8 until January 16th. This decision has been made in response to the prevailing dense fog and cold weather conditions in the district as confirmed by an official order issued by the district’s Basic Education Officer, Rahul Panwar. The closure applies to all schools recognized by the state board, CBSE, ICSE, IB, and others located in the district.
Extension of Closure and ComplianceThe closure of schools for students of class 8 and below has been extended from January 6th. The decision to extend the closure is a result of the cold wave conditions experienced in the region. In compliance with the instructions given by the District Magistrate, Gautam Buddha Nagar, in view of the dense fog and extreme cold, all the boards (from class nursery to 08) recognized by the Basic Education Department, including CBSE, ICSE, IB, UP Board, and others, will remain closed until January 16th. The suspension of classes will be in force in all schools affiliated with any of the recognized educational boards in Noida, Greater Noida, and other cities, towns, and villages of GB Nagar. Additionally, the entire staff of the schools will remain working on January 16th.
Weather ConditionsThe decision to close schools has been influenced by the cold day conditions and prevailing dense fog in the region. The minimum temperature in the national capital dropped to 3.5 degrees Celsius, marking the lowest temperature of the winter. The India Meteorological Department has forecasted dense to very dense fog conditions to prevail in the region in the next 48 hours. The maximum temperature in Delhi settled at 20.6 degrees Celsius, which is a notch above the season’s average.
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