The India Meteorological Department Friday morning predicted thunderstorms with light to moderate intensity rainfall over Delhi NCR and adjoining areas. The IMD said adjoining areas of the National Capital Region, including Loni Dehat, the Hindon Air Force station, Ghaziabad, Chhapraula, Noida, Dadri, Greater Noida, Barwala, Hansi, Bhiwani, Charkhi Dadri, and Mahendragarh would likely receive rainfall in the next two hours. The weather department has predicted moderate rainfall for the next two days.
Referring to the continued ancient flow of Indian consciousness, PM Narendra Modi said that India is not just a land mass but is an expression of civilisation, culture, harmony and possibilities. Modi said many other civilisations perished as they could not adapt to the changing times, but Indian civilisation has endured for thousands of years.
Amid this controversy, SP Maurya met Samajwadi Party supremo Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday and later told reporters that the former will “make a statement at the right time”, ANI quoted him as saying. Though Yadav has not spoken about the matter, it is believed that he is unhappy over Maurya's remarks. Several SP MLAs have distanced themselves from Maurya.