As the temperature in Khulna has dropped below 10 degree Celsius, all primary and secondary schools in the district have been declared closed. District Primary Education Office and Education Office confirmed this information.
Divisional officer of Khulna Meteorological Office said that the temperature was 9.6 degrees Celsius at 6 am in Khulna district. It dropped to 6.6 degrees Celsius at 9 am.
Sheikh Ahidul Alam, primary teacher of Khulna District School, said that 1159 government primary schools in the district have been declared closed. As per the instructions of the Ministry, this announcement has been made as the temperature is below 10 degrees Celsius.
Khulna District Education Officer Farhana Naz said that there are 624 secondary schools including government secondary and junior secondary schools in the district. All educational institutions have been declared closed. This announcement was made after receiving the temperature information from the Meteorological Office on Tuesday morning.