Delhi schools to remain closed till November 10; Noida Schools to hold online classes

The Delhi government has extended the closure of schools up to class 5 till November 10 due to high pollution levels. Some schools in Noida have also stopped outdoor activities and switched to online classes. Delhi is facing record-breaking levels of air pollution, and scientists predict it will remain severe until the end of the week. The accumulation of toxic haze is due to falling temperatures, stagnant winds, and post-harvest stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana.

NEW DELHI: The Delhi government has extended the period of closure for all schools up to class 5, till Friday, November 10,2023 Delhi Education Minister Atishi annouced of the development on X (formerly Twitter). She tweeted, “As pollution levels continue to remain high, primary schools in Delhi will stay closed till 10th November”.

Several schools in Noida have stopped outdoor activity of students, such as morning assemblies or sports activities.