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Tight security in Mathura for Janmashtami
Janmashtami is celebrated in Mathura and elaborate security arrangements have been made in and around major temples in the city. “Security has been tightened in and around the main temples of Brijbhumi, especially at Sri Krishna Janmasthan, as thousands of people every year pay homage to the deity there,” said Additional Superintendent of Police (City) Martand Prakash. Singh.
Plainclothes police have also been stationed at major temples to prevent cell phone and cash theft, chain robbery and misbehavior with women.
Parking arrangements at each entrance to Mathura and Vrindavan have been made as traffic restrictions are imposed at the entrance to the city.
A depression is expected to form Friday over the northern Bay of Bengal
A low pressure system is likely to form over the northern Bay of Bengal on Friday, causing widespread rainfall in Gangetic West Bengal over the weekend, the Met Department said. Fairly widespread rainfall with isolated heavy showers is likely over the Gangetic West Bengal districts from Friday to Sunday due to the likely formation of a low pressure system in the northern Bay of Bengal on Friday, the Met office said. .
A potentially dangerous giant asteroid will pass Earth on Friday
A “potentially dangerous” giant asteroid is expected to approach about 4.3 million km from Earth on Friday, according to NASA. The asteroid, named 2015 FF, has an estimated diameter of between 13 and 28 meters, according to NASA’s Center for Near-Earth Object Studies (CNEOS). It will pass Earth at a speed of about 33,012 km/h, Live Science reported.
NASA defines any space object that is within 193 million km of Earth as a “Near-Earth object” and any fast-moving object within 7.5 million km as “potentially hazardous”.