Cold affects life in western Nepal districts, community schools closed in Kapilvastu

Published On: January 3, 2018 03:52 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

BARDIYA, Jan 3: Normal life in the districts of western Nepal, including Bardiya has been affected by the increasing cold triggered by thick fog and cold wave. 

Normal life in Bardiya has been hit due to the excessive cold for the past few days. Students, elderly persons and workers have been most affected due to this. 

Similarly, farmers are worried after their vegetable crops including potato, tomato started suffering from disease due to cold wave. 

Number of people visiting different health institutions after suffering from different diseases including pneumonia, common cold and respiratory system has increased with increasing cold, said a health worker at Primary Health Centre, Rajapur, Devi Khanal. 

Meanwhile, community schools of Kapilvastu have been closed until 14th January due to the increasing cold. 

Resource person at Taulihawa Resource Centre, Ishwor Chandra Gupta, said that the schools have been closed for winter vacation as per the academic calendar after conducting half-yearly examinations. 

However, schools under Badganga Resource Centre would remain closed from coming Sunday, said School Inspector at the District Education Office, Khim Bahadur GC. RSS

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