School vacations extended in Jammu

Last Updated: Mon, Jan 07, 2013 05:30 hrs

Jammu, Jan 7 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has extended the winter vacations of school children in Jammu region till Jan 13 in view of the prevailing intense cold in the state.

"The vacations have been extended till Jan 13," a government spokesperson here said. The schools in the region were to open Monday.

Monday's minimum temperature in Jammu was six degrees Celsius while the maximum day temperature Sunday was 10 degrees Celsius, nine degrees below the average for this time of the year.

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