Bhubaneswar: All government and private schools will remain closed from tomorrow onwards in view of prevailing heat wave. This has been informed by the School and Mass Education Minister Department. The Schools will be reopened on June 18.
Earlier the state government had planned the closure of schools on May 3 for summer.
The Odisha government this evening announced the closure of schools from tomorrow in view of the soaring heat wave in the state.
While mercury soars above 40 degrees Celsius at 14 places in the state, Titlagarh recorded with the highest at 45.5 degC, Angul at 44.1 degC and Hirakud at 43.8 degC.