Lithuanian schools close due to cold

  • 2007-02-23
  • From wire reports
Primary schools in several districts of Lithuania were closed on Feb. 22 due to extremely cold temperatures.
Schools in eastern Lithuania were the worst affected by the cold snap, which was expected to reach a low of -29.5 degrees Celsius on the evening of Feb. 22.
According to an education department policy, lessons are cancelled when temperatures drop bellow -25 degrees Celsius.