The city would witness a solar eclipse on July 22. The eclipse would start at 5.35 am and end at 7.24 am. It is after 10 years that a total solar eclipse would be seen in India.
However, Chandigarh residents would witness only a partial eclipse — 80 per cent. The duration of the eclipse would be 1 hour 49 minutes. This would be the longest solar eclipse till 2114.
‘Don’t see it with naked eyes’
City schools to open an hour late
As a precautionary measure, schools in the city are planning to delay the morning assembly on July 22. While some schools are yet to take a call, schools like St. Kabir and Manav Mangal Smart School have decided to open the schools an hour late.Read more