- Temperatures in Lucknow have touched 44 degrees Celsius this past week
- Nursery to class 8 will close from May 6; 9th-12th will close from May 20
- Schools will remain open till May 27 for senior classes with exams
District Magistrate of Lucknow, Raj Shekhar said that classes Nursery to 8th will close from May 6 instead of May 13.
For classes 9th to 12th, the schools will close for the summer break from May 20.
The official however said that for senior classes where exams are underway, schools will be allowed to remain open till May 27.
The intense heat wave condition has forced parents to petition the district magistrate for early closure of schools.
For the next one week before the summer break the school timings have also been changed to 7 am to 11 am.