Kathmandu: Teaching and learning activities have been affected due to the cold that has been increasing for the past few days. As a result, community schools in Siraha have started to close.
A dip in the mercury coupled with cold wave led to health complications in the students, leading the local levels to started issuing school closure notices. Due to the increased cold, the number of students coming to school had already dropped.
Accordingly, the Golbazaar municipality issued a notice on Tuesday stating that the teaching and learning activities in the community schools in the municipality has been halted. For now, the school will be closed until January 15, said Subodh Kumar Lama, of the education unit of the municipality.
Similarly, Lakshampur Patari Rural Municipality has issued a notice stating that the community schools have been closed for a week with effect from Tuesday. Naraha rural municipality has also issued a similar notice.Daily life in the Tarai has been affected after the temperature dropped along with dense fog and cold wave, since the past few days.
News Source: Rashtriya Samachar Samiti