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Delhi: Possibility of severe heatwave in Delhi, yellow alert issued

An official of the department said that the maximum temperature in some parts of Delhi can reach up to 46 degrees Celsius also. The maximum temperature that has been recorded in the capital on April 21, 2007, was 43.2 degrees Celsius. The maximum temperature recorded in April was 45.6 degrees Celcius.

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The maximum temperature has been predicted to rise by two to three degrees on Wednesday, amid fears that the dangerous heatwave will start again in Delhi. The Safdarjung Observatory recorded a maximum temperature of 40.8 degrees Celsius on Tuesday.

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the maximum temperature is expected to cross 42 degrees Celsius on Wednesday and it is estimated to reach above 44 degrees Celsius on Thursday.

What does IMD have to say?

An official of the department said that the maximum temperature in some parts of Delhi can reach up to 46 degrees Celsius also. The maximum temperature that has been recorded in the capital on April 21, 2007, was 43.2 degrees Celsius. The maximum temperature recorded was 45.6 degrees Celsius on 29 April 1941.

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Above normal temperature has been recorded in Northwest India since the last week of March, and meteorologists are blaming the absence of Western Disturbance over North India behind it. The region got some respite last week due to the cloudy sky due to the effect of a Western Disturbance over Afghanistan.

Yellow Alert Issued

A yellow alert has been issued in the national capital for heatwaves from April 28. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) uses four-color codes for weather warnings. These are green (no action required), yellow (keep an eye and stay updated), orange (be prepared), and red (take action).

The IMD said that moderate health problems can arise for weak people such as infants, elderly, and people suffering from chronic diseases in the heat-affected areas. People in these areas should avoid going out in the heat, wear light-colored, loose cotton clothes and cover their heads with a cloth, cap, or umbrella,” he said.

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Heavy rain hits Delhi-NCR, Orange alert till tomorrow, says IMD

The Orange alert has been issued by the India Meteorological Department not only for Delhi but also for the adjoining areas of Delhi on June 30, 2022. A warning has been issued by the IMD regarding heavy rains in places like Ghaziabad, Gautam Buddha Nagar, Gurugam, and Faridabad.

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The Orange alert has been issued by the Indian Meteorological Department not only for Delhi but also for the adjoining areas of Delhi on June 30, 2022. A warning has been issued by the IMD regarding heavy rains in places like Ghaziabad, Gautam Buddha Nagar, Gurugam, and Faridabad.

Rain has knocked in the capital Delhi. According to the weather forecast, there has been a change in the weather since night and most parts of Delhi are cloudy. In some parts of Delhi, it is raining lightly, since Thursday morning.

It is raining in Delhi’s Dwarka, while it is cloudy in Ghaziabad, the rain is expected at any time here. The Orange alert has been issued by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) for Delhi, and surrounding areas today.

On June 30, there will be a round of rain with strong thunderstorms throughout the day. The India Meteorological Department has said that in the next two hours, there may be rain and thunder in many areas including Delhi.

Effect of rain on mountains

According to the latest information from the India Meteorological Department, there will be heavy rain and strong winds in the mountains today, the effect of which will be seen in the capital Delhi as well. It will rain all day in Delhi on June 30, which will bring down the maximum temperature.

On Wednesday, the humidity in Delhi during the day made people very upset. The Safdarganj observatory recorded a temperature of 40.9 degrees Celsius. At the same time, the maximum temperature was 40.4 in Mungeshpur, 42.1 in Najafgarh, 42.4 in Ayannagar, 39.8 in Lodhi Road, 41.6 in Palam, and 40.7 degrees Celsius in Pitampura.

Orange alert for Delhi-NCR

The Orange alert has been issued by the India Meteorological Department not only for Delhi but also for the adjoining areas of Delhi on June 30, 2022. A warning has been issued by the IMD regarding heavy rains in places like Ghaziabad, Gautam Budh Nagar, Gurugam, Faridabad, etc.

According to the Meteorological Department, intermittent rain will continue throughout the day in Delhi-NCR on Thursday.

After June 30 and July 1, the weather in Delhi is expected to be clear once again on July 2 and 3. However, it will be cloudy and with two days of rain, the weather will remain cool. On July 4 and 5 again rain is expected.

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Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma’s wife files Rs 100 crore defamation suit against Manish Sisodia over PPE kits issue

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma’s wife, Riniki Bhuyan Sarma, filed a Rs 100 crore defamation suit against Manish Sisodia on Tuesday over the PPE kit issue.

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Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma’s wife, Riniki Bhuyan Sarma, filed a Rs 100 crore defamation suit against Delhi Deputy CM and Aam Aadmi Party leader Manish Sisodia on Tuesday over the PPE kit issue. According to the reports, the case is listed at the Civil Judge Court, Kamrup (Metro), Guwahati on June 22.

The Aam Aadmi Party leader Manish Sisodia had earlier on June 4 alleged that the Assam government had awarded contracts to the chief minister’s wife’s business and his son’s business partner. He claimed that when the Covid-19 outbreak hit the nation in 2020, they were provided to supply PPE kits over market costs.

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Riniki Bhuyan’s advocate P Nayak stated that Manish Sisodia gave a political statement and dragged his client, forcing her to file an FIR against Delhi’s Deputy CM. He further stated that Riniki Bhuyan has not filed any tender for the process and she submitted the PPE kit as a donation under CSR activities.

Earlier this month, Sisodia claimed in a press conference that while the Assam government purchased personal protective equipment (PPE) kits from other businesses for Rs 600 per piece, Sarma gave contracts for the same to the businesses of his wife’s and son’s business partners for Rs 990 per piece taking advantage of the emergency situation.

Sisodia further disclosed that the Assam chief minister’s wife’s business does not even deal in medical supplies. The AAP leader continued that while the contract given to the firm of Sarma’s wife was cancelled as the company could not supply PPE kits, another supply order was given to the firm belonging to the business partners of his son at a rate of Rs 1,680 per kit.

In response to Manish Sisodia’s accusations, Himanta Biswa Sarma said his wife gave PPE kits to the government for free. When the entire nation was dealing with the deadliest pandemic in more than a century, Assam hardly had any PPE Kits available, said Himanta Biswa Sarma. He further stated that his wife took the courage of coming forward and donating around 1500 free of cost to the government to save lives. She didn’t take a single penny, Sarma wrote on Twitter.

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Hand grenade recovered near DND flyway, investigation underway

A hand grenade was detected near East Delhi’s DND Flyway on Saturday, triggering panic in the area.

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So far, it's unclear where the grenade came from in the region, which also has a warehouse near the spot.

A hand grenade was detected near East Delhi’s Delhi-Noida Direct Flyway on Saturday, causing panic in the area. The incident took place on Saturday afternoon in the Yamuna Khader area under the Mayur Vihar Police Station.

The police officials said some youths were bathing in the Yamuna Khadar region when they spotted a grenade in a sack present in the water. Soon after, they informed the police about the explosive.

Upon receiving the information, a team from the Mayur Vihar police station reached the site along with senior officers of the East Delhi district police. The Delhi police also informed the National Security Guard about the matter. Shortly after, a team from NSG arrived at the scene and defused the hand grenade.

So far, it’s unclear where the grenade came from in the region, which also has a warehouse near the spot. According to the reports, a forensic examination is being conducted. The police officials said they don’t know exactly where the grenade came from. There are a few shops of scrap dealers in the adjoining areas. The police are investigating the matter and are questioning people involved in the scrap business and also locals nearby.

This isn’t the first time in Delhi that an explosive has been discovered. On April 25, authorities received information regarding suspicious materials found in the Mohammadpur region of South Delhi, including hand grenades. The area was sealed off by Delhi Police, and a bomb squad was sent to conduct an investigation.

Earlier, during a search operation by the Delhi Police Special Cell, an IED was discovered in a residence in the Seemapuri area. It was hidden inside a suspicious bag in a packet.

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