However, students of Classes 9 to 12 would have to attend schools from 7 am to 11 am, an order issued by the secretary of the school education and literacy department K Ravi Kumar said.
On Sunday, the national capital reached a maximum temperature of 35.7 degrees Celsius, five degrees below average for the season.
Despite the weather office's forecast for light rain or drizzle later in the day, heatwave conditions are expected to persist in the national capital on Tuesday.
State capital Bhubaneswar, which recorded 44.3 degrees C on Monday -- the highest in 11 years, witnessed a fall in the day temperature to 34.2 degrees C, which was 1.8 notches below the normal, due to rains.
On Thursday, Strong dust-raising winds swept parts of Delhi while the overcast skies kept the maximum temperature in check at 36.9 degrees Celsius.
The overcast conditions brought down the maximum temperature of the city by two degrees at 33.8 degree Celsius and the minimum temperature by one degree to 25.7, the weather office said in a statement.
The Met department, in its forecast, said that the heatwave conditions are likely to prevail in isolated pockets of Gangetic West Bengal till June 11 and in sub-Himalayan West Bengal till June 10.
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