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Temperature to reach 42 degrees C on Wednesday

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New Delhi, April 19: It was a hot Wednesday morning in the national capital with the temperature likely to reach 42 degrees Celsius during the day.

The minimum temperature was recorded at 25.4 degrees Celsius, four notches above the season’s average.

The maximum temperature on Tuesday also crossed the 42 degrees mark and was recorded at 42.5 degrees Celsius, five notches above the season’s average, making it the hottest day of the season so far, informed an official of the India Meteorological Department.

The official also said that there may be some relief from the heat in the coming days with partly cloudy skies predicted on Thursday and Friday.

“There is also a possibility of rain and dust storm on April 22 (Saturday),” the official added.

On Wednesday, the sky would remain clear throughout the day. Humidity at 8.30 a.m. was 22 per cent.

The minimum temperature on Tuesday was 24.9 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season’s average.

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Delhi metro’s Blue Line faces snag

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New Delhi, Feb 21: Train services on Delhi Metro’s Blue Line (Dwarka sector 21-Noida City Centre/Vaishali) were affected for close to 30 minutes on Wednesday due to signalling issue at two interlocking stations, the DMRC said.

“Due to signalling issue at interlocking stations of Subhash Nagar and Rajouri Garden of Line-3, train IDs were lost around 12.30 p.m. for trains falling in this zone, resulting in delays as they were locally controlled,” Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) said in a statement.

“Central control for these two interlocking stations was restored at 1 p.m. and trains are now being regularised as per normal IDs,” the statement added.

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Prisoner escaped from Delhi’s LNJP hospital after throwing chilli powder into eyes of Police

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New Delhi, Feb 19: A prisoner on Monday escaped from Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital after throwing chilli powder into eyes of Delhi Police personnel who had brought him there.

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Rs 1 cr heist at Shiva temple in Haryana

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Chandigarh, Feb 19: Thieves took away jewellery and valuables worth nearly Rs 1 crore from a historic Shiva Temple in Haryana’s Panchkula district, police said on Monday.

The theft took place in Saketri on the intervening night of February 18-19. The entire theft was caught on CCTV.

“The thieves broke open locks of the temple and took away gold and silver jewellery and valuables,” a priest at the temple said.

The Haryana Police is investigating the matter.

The temple, located around 10 km from here, attracts hundreds of devotees daily. Thousands of people offered prayers at the temple on the occasion of Mahashivratri on February 13-14.

The temple had received lakhs of rupees in cash as offering which had been deposited in the bank only two days back, the priests told the police.

However, the valuables of the temple and offerings made after had remained in the temple complex.

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