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Telangana extends school holidays due to heat wave

The schools, which were scheduled to re-open on June 1 after summer holidays, will now re-open on June 12.

Telangana extends school holidays due to heat wave
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Hyderabad: With no letup in heatwave conditions in Telangana, the state government on Friday decided to extend summer holidays for schools till June 11.

The schools, which were scheduled to re-open on June 1 after summer holidays, will now re-open on June 12.

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Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao took the decision in view of the continuing scorching heatwave conditions across the state, officials said.

The maximum day temperature at a few places in the state was crossing 45 degrees Celsius. Adilabad was the hottest place on Friday with a maximum temperature of 45.3 degrees Celsius.

Most of the places recorded a maximum temperature of 42-43 degrees Celsius. Hyderabad Meteorological Office has issued heatwave warning for the next few days.