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Solar eclipse 2019: 'Ring of fire' witnessed in South India, clouds play spoilsport for many

Updated : December 27, 2019 07:33 AM IST

Thousands of enthusiastic people in the coastal states of Kerala, Karnataka and Telangana witnessed an annular solar eclipse, while clouds and fog blocked a clear view for the rest of India
In Mumbai, a thick cloud cover over the city and large parts of Maharashtra hampered the view of the much-awaited solar eclipse in the morning.Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that he was unable to enjoy the last solar eclipse of 2019 from the national capital due to a "cloud cover" and could only manage a glimpse.
Major Hindu temples were closed for devotees on account of the solar eclipse, while Muslims offered special prayers in mosques on Thursday.
Solar eclipse 2019: 'Ring of fire' witnessed in South India, clouds play spoilsport for many
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