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Friday evening rain, dust storm bring relief in Delhi

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New Delhi, June 10 : A sudden change in weather brought welcome respite from the scorching heat in Delhi on Friday evening as light rain accompanied by gusts of dust-laden wind blew across the city lowering the temperature by as much as six degrees Celsius.

“There were reports of rain in some parts of the city in the evening. The scorching sun was covered by the clouds and the weather cooled around 5 p.m.,” said an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official.

The official said the sudden weather change was a result of “local phenomenon due to convection clouds (CC) developments”. The city experienced rain accompanied by dust storm.

The weather change bought the temperature down by 6.3 degrees to 35.6 degrees Celsius at 5.30 p.m., the Met office said adding that the observatory at the Delhi ridge recorded 3.5 mm of rain while elsewhere only sparse rain was recorded.

The maximum temperature settled at 41.9 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season’s average, while the minimum was 28.4 degrees, normal for the season’s average.

The weather office forecast a partly cloudy sky on Saturday with light rain and thunderstorm towards evening and night.

The maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to hover around 39 and 28 degrees Celsius respectively.

The humidity on Friday oscillated between 60 and 39 per cent.

Thursday was hot and humid with the maximum at 41.1 degrees, two notches above the season’s average, while the minimum was 30.4 degrees, three notches above the season’s average.

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Now, IT raids on Rajasthan Congress leaders

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Jaipur, July 13 : The Rajasthan political crisis took a new turn on Monday when income tax investigators raided on premises belonging to people from Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot”s camp. Searches were underway in offices of veteran state Congress leaders, including Rajeev Arora and Dharmendra Chaudhary too. Unaccounted cash, jewellery, property papers and lockers were seized. The team also reached Bhilwara and Jhalawad and carried out searches, officials said.

Congress has postponed its Legislature Party meeting by half an hour to 11 a.m. Around 74 MLAs have reached the Chief Minister”s Residence. Party Whip Mahesh Joshi said that the BJP is “misusing agencies for its self fulfilling goals”.

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One dead as major fire breaks out at Delhi Gate

Daryagang police station staff also reached the spot. The police is trying to establish the identity of the person who died in the accident.

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New Delhi, July 13 : One person died after a major fire broke out at Delhi Gate here in the intervening night of Sunday and Monday.

Four fire tenders were rushed to the spot to douse off the fire.

“We received a call at 12:04 a.m. that fire broke out near BSNL building at Delhi gate. Immediately the fire tenders were rushed to the spot,” a fire official said.

Daryagang police station staff also reached the spot. The police is trying to establish the identity of the person who died in the accident.

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Sachin Pilot’s office sealed in Jaipur

Pilot is in Delhi and has triggered a political storm by declaring that the Ashok Gehlot-led Congress government in Rajasthan is in crisis as a total of 30 MLAs are supporting his camp.

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Jaipur, July 13 : Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister and Congress leader Sachin Pilot’s office here has been reportedly sealed on Sunday after two employees of the department tested positive for Covid-19.

The Panchayati Raj and Rural Development headquarters being headed by Pilot will remain sealed on July 13 and 14, said officials, adding that the staff shall remain available on phone.

Pilot is in Delhi and has triggered a political storm by declaring that the Ashok Gehlot-led Congress government in Rajasthan is in crisis as a total of 30 MLAs are supporting his camp.

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