Another Oxygen Express carrying liquid medical oxygen containers to reach Delhi amid oxygen crisis in the national capital. So far it is the heaviest Oxygen Express as it carries 225 MT of liquid oxygen. Oxygen Express in an initiative by Indian Railways to transport liquid oxygen to the states in need in this fight against pandemic.
The Indian Air Force (IAF)'s C-17 aircraft airlifted two more oxygen tankers from Pune and will land in Gujarat's Jamnagar. IAF has started airlifting big oxygen tankers from their place of use to the filling stations across the country to speed up the distribution of much-needed oxygen amid the COVID-19 crisis. This comes amid oxygen shortage in various parts of the country as the number of COVID-9 cases and deaths continue to rise.
A goods train, carrying 6 medical oxygen tankers left for Delhi from Rajkot's Hapa station on May 08. A total of 129.86 tonnes of liquid medical oxygen have been sent by Reliance Industries, Jamnagar. Train will cover a distance of 1105 km to reach its destination. So far a total of 724.21 tonnes of liquid medical oxygen have been sent to various parts of the country by 9 Oxygen Express trains by Rajkot Division.
The Monsoon arrives in Mumbai. The city received heavy rainfall in the last 24 hours. Mumbai,Thane, Belapur, Raigad, Ratnagiri and a few other districts will get heavy rain today. As the heat wave is soon gripping the country, Maximum temperatures are likely to be above 40°C in some places of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat.
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Indian Meteorological Department announced that the southwest monsoon has arrived in Mumbai and its neighbouring areas today; A low-pressure area is likely to form over the North Bay of Bengal around June 11, accelerating the advance of Southwest monsoon into West Bengal and its neighbouring states; Monoclonal Antibody Treatment Protocol has been successful on two patients admitted to Delhi’s Sir Ganga Ram hospital; Today, Pakistan has reportedly completed administering 10 million anti-coronavirus vaccinations.
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