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Severe heat forces four-day primary school closure

June 05, 2023 00:00:00

Considering the health safety of children due to the severe heat sweeping the country for the last few days, the government has decided to suspend classes at primary schools from June 5 to 8, reports UNB.

The Primary and Mass Education Ministry issued a notice in this regard on Sunday.

A severe heat is sweeping Rajshahi, Naogaon, Nilphamari and Dinajpur districts and it is likely to continue.

Meanwhile, a mild to moderate heatwave is sweeping over Dhaka, Mymensingh, Khulna and Barishal divisions, the rest of Rangpur and Rajshahi divisions, and the districts of Moulvibazar, Chandpur and Noakhali, according to Bangladesh Meteorological Department's morning bulletin.

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