Sunny days ahead for the Capital
Delhiites witnessed another warm day that began with a slightly misty and shallow foggy morning. The maximum temperature was recorded at 23.4 degrees Celsius, two degrees above average on Monday.
The capital will have more warm days in the coming week, the weather office forecast.
The minimum temperature was 7.4 degrees Celsius, up by one degree.
"The mornings ahead are likely to be misty," an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official said.
The sky is likely to remain partly cloudy with bright sunshine throughout the day.
In the coming week, the maximum temperature will hover around 23.4 degrees and minimum around 8 degrees Celsius, the official added.
Poogal in Bikaner recorded the highest 9 cm rainfall while Kishanganj in Baran registered 6 cm of rains in a day. Railmagra in Rajsamand and Baran both gauged 5 cm of rainfall during the same period, the weather department said. Jaisalmer, Kota, Dabok, Bundi and Sirohi recorded 47 mm, 13.4 mm, 11 mm, 7 mm and 4.5 mm of rains from Thursday morning till evening.
After several incidents of crude bomb attacks in Sangam City in the recent past, the Prayagraj police have now begun efforts to trace the source of not just these homemade bombs but also their ingredients so as to check the menace permanently. To note, use of crude bombs during clashes among students as well as by criminals to maim their opponents is very common in Prayagraj.
Following the incident of two senior citizens falling due to the presence of potholes in Kalyan and suffering injuries, the Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation, on Thursday, filled the said potholes on Tilak Chowk Road. On Wednesday, two senior citizens – Ravindra Pai, 60, and Ganesh Sahastrabuddhe, 69, fell into a water-filled pothole while going for a walk at two different spots at Tilak Chowk and suffered injuries. He was taken to a private hospital for treatment.
The number of tree falls in Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation limits has seen a considerable increase this year. As per the daily records maintained by the disaster management cell, 84 trees have fallen since June, raising questions on NMMC's policy on tree plantation as well as pruning practices. When compared with the 144 trees recorded to have fallen during last year's monsoon, the number so far this year is quite alarming for the green lovers.
A Government Resolution (GR) allocating funds for developing Kharghar-based Pandavkada waterfalls area has got the city environmentalists talking. The Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi government, on June 28, had issued the GR of allocating funds for developing tourist spots across Maharashtra. Included in the list was Pandavkada waterfalls, which will be allocated ₹10Cr. The waterfall is a popular monsoon destination frequented by scores of tourists. Since 2014, another Nerul-based activist, Dharmesh Barai has been conducting clean-up drives at the waterfalls.