Faf du Plessis completed his fourth Test century and was dismissed immediately afterwards on a rain-hit second morning of the second Test between South Africa and the West Indies at St George`s Park on Saturday.
Cold wave sweeping north India continued unabated on Monday as snowfall in higher reaches and rains in most parts led to chilly conditions even as heavy fog at some places affected rail, road and air services.
The national capital Sunday saw rain and chilly winds that brought down the temperature to 16 degrees Celsius, seven notches below the season's average. Residents said the rains made them feel that winter had finally arrived.
A snowfall that brought huge drifts and closed roads in the Buffalo area finally ended today, yet residents still couldn't breathe easy, as the looming threat of rain and higher temperatures through the weekend and beyond raised the possibility of floods and more roofs collapsing under the heavy loads.
Temperatures hovered mostly around normal level in north India on Thursday, even as Rajasthan braced for rains due to cyclonic storm Nilofar which is likely to hit the northwestern parts of the country.
DMK president M Karunanidhi today urged the Tamil Nadu government to expedite rain-related relief works in the state, including announcing compensation for farmers whose crops have been affected due to heavy downpour following the northeast monsoon.