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Cyclone Biparjoy To Enter Rajasthan, Some Trains Cancelled

The North Western Railway (NWR) has cancelled some train services as the cyclonic storm ‘Biparjoy’ is likely to enter southwest Rajasthan on June 16, officials said on Monday.

“Keeping in view the safety and security in view of the cyclonic storm Biparjoy in the Bay of Bengal, train services are being cancelled/partially cancelled by the Railways,” the NWR said in a statement.

Radheshyam Sharma, in-charge of the Jaipur Meteorological Centre, said that the cyclonic storm Biparjoy is likely to weaken and enter south-western Rajasthan as a depression on June 16.

Captain Shashi Kiran, Chief Public Relations Officer of North Western Railway, said in a statement that in view of the cyclonic storm ‘Biparjoy’, the services of five trains operating on the NWR have been cancelled from the originating station, while the services of nine trains have been partially cancelled.

Due to the effect of the storm, the activities of thunderstorms and rain are likely to start in the districts of Jodhpur and Udaipur divisions only after the afternoon of June 15, he said.

On the other hand, due to its effect on June 16, there is a possibility of heavy rains at some places in Jodhpur and Udaipur, Mr Sharma added.

Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates To Meet Xi Jinping: Report

Bill Gates, Microsoft Corp’s co-founder, is set to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday during his visit to China, two people with knowledge of the matter said, as reported by Reuters. The meeting will mark Xi’s first meeting with a foreign private entrepreneur in recent years. The people said the encounter may be a one-on-one meeting. A third source confirmed they would meet, without providing details.

Gates tweeted on Wednesday that he had landed in Beijing for the first time since 2019 and that he would meet with partners who had been working on global health and development challenges with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.