Schools in Perlis and Kedah to be closed tomorrow due to heat wave

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PADANG BESAR, 21 Mac — Kelihatan dua murid sekolah sedang melintasi papan tanda kawasan paling panas di Malaysia ketika dalam perjalanan pulang dari sekolah dalam cuaca panas melalui kawasan Chuping hari ini. Kawasan tersebut pernah dicatatkan sebagai paling panas di Malaysia pada 9 April 1998 dengan suhu mencecah 40.1°C. Kementerian Pelajaran hari ini mengumumkan semua sekolah di Kedah dan Perlis ditutup dua hari mulai esok ekoran cuaca panas melampau yang melanda di dua negeri tersebut. –fotoBERNAMA (2016) HAK CIPTA TERPELIHARA

 

GEORGE TOWN : All schools in Perlis will be closed tomorrow and Friday while schools in Kedah will be closed tomorrow due to extreme hot weather, said Education Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid today.

He said there is a need for the school closures due to the worsening heat wave that has reached 38.2 Celsius.

“The temperature in Kedah and Perlis has increased since Monday. “Today is the worst with a reading recorded at 38.2 celsius,” he said at the State Education Office today.

Source: New Straits Times