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Guwahati: Education Dept Asks Schools To Hold Morning Assembly Inside Classrooms

As per reports, the said order comes in the backdrop of the death of a 10-year-old girl student of a school in Guwahati.

Guwahati: Education Dept Asks Schools To Hold Morning Assembly Inside Classrooms

Sentinel Digital Desk

Guwahati: In the wake of scorching heat, the Elementary Education Department of Assam has asked all the school authorities of Kamrup Metro district to hold morning assemblies inside classrooms.

In this regard, an order has been issued for all government and private schools of the district by Prasanna Borah, inspector of schools.

As per reports, the said order comes in the backdrop of the death of a 10-year-old girl student of a school in Guwahati.

The girl allegedly suffered heat stroke after the school held a condolence meeting on campus, where students had to stay under the scorching sun for almost an hour.

Notably, a record high maximum temperature was reported at many stations over Northeast India revolving around 33° C to 36° C.

Similarly, in Guwahati, the maximum temperature of 38.1° C is the second highest record for July. The record for the highest maximum temperature is 38.4° C recorded on July 18, 2018.

Coming to Shillong, the city recorded the 5th highest temperature for July in 17 years. On Thursday, the maximum temperature in Shillong was 28.5°C.

The record for the highest maximum temperature is 29.7°C recorded on July 9, 2005.

In Shora, the maximum temperature of 28.5°C is the second highest record for July. The record for the highest maximum temperature is 30.3°C recorded on July 20, 2018.

Meanwhile, the IMD officials have asked people to take precautions as temperatures are set to remain high for a few days.

After witnessing massive floods and landslides due to incessant rainfall during this monsoon season, the temperatures in the northeast have soared.

Guwahati, the largest city in the region, recorded 38.1 degrees Celsius on July 14 which was 6.2 degrees above normal and it also happened to be the second highest recorded temperature of the city in the last 30 years.

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