Regional Met office Director JP Gupta said that the maximum temperature in Lucknow was going to be around 13-14 degrees Celsius on Friday. The minimum temperature in Lucknow was recorded at seven degrees Celsius.
The lowest recorded temperature in Allahabad was 6.4 degrees, 6 degrees in Jhansi, 7.5 degrees in Kanpur and 6.4 degrees Celsius in Varanasi.
Last year too, the schools in Lucknow had been closed due to the extreme weather conditions in the winter. In 2017, schools were closed till January 15 when minimum temperatures dropped marginally over the northern part of the country particularly in Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and adjoining regions.
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