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Afternoon briefing: IMD warns of severe heatwave in West Bengal; MP CM mentions Pakistan in praise for PM Modi; more

Apr 20, 2024 01:12 PM IST

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The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicts “severe heatwave” conditions in Gangetic West Bengal until April 22. According to IMD, the national capital witnessed a maximum temperature of 39.4°C on Friday, marking a three-notch increase from the seasonal average. This marks the highest recorded maximum temperature in Delhi so far this summer. Dig Deeper
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Mohan Yadav on Friday evening praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that even politicians in Pakistan wish they had a leader like him in their country. He also claimed that the people of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) want to become part of India as there is a “crisis of survival” in the neighbouring country. Yadav was addressing a gathering in Madhya Pradesh's Hoshangabad district. Dig Deeper

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicts “severe heatwave” conditions in Gangetic West Bengal until April 22.(File photo)
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicts “severe heatwave” conditions in Gangetic West Bengal until April 22.(File photo)

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