Schools in upper Mugu closed for a month amid plummeting temperature

Published On: December 28, 2023 05:37 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

MUGU, Dec 28: The Mugum Karmarong rural municipality in Mugu has decided to close schools in the Upper Karan area for a month due to increasing cold. 

According to rural municipality Chair Chhiring Kyapne Lama, the month-long winter vacation beginning from the last week of December has been given at schools at around a dozen of settlements in highlands such as Serog, Dolfu, Takha, Khari, Kartik Kimri, Chitai, Mugu, Pua and Daura.  The vacation will end on January 29. 

The local representative said, "As the temperature in the upper part of Mugu is plummeting, we have decided to close the schools to send students indoors in order to save the preventing them from biting cold." It is said development endeavors and other government services here are to be affected for a month due to the cold.  

People of upper settlements have started coming downhill to escape the cold. 



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