Thunderstorms, Lightning Leave 80 Dead Across India
Thunderstorm wreaked havoc in several parts of India on Sunday, 13 May. 
Thunderstorm wreaked havoc in several parts of India on Sunday, 13 May. (Photo: PTI)

Thunderstorms, Lightning Leave 80 Dead Across India

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Massive Winds Sweep Delhi NCR

Heavy winds lashed Delhi-NCR and other areas in northern India as the anticipated dust storm rolled in on Sunday, 13 May.

In a sudden change of weather, the sky turned cloudy around 4:30 pm and gutsy winds swept the city. The temperature was recorded at 30.6 degrees Celsius. The humidity was recorded at 60 per cent at 8:30 am, a Meteorological (Met) department official said.

The Met office has forecast light rains will follow the dust storm.

Earlier on Saturday, PTI quoted the IMD as saying Uttarakhand, Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh were likely to witness thunderstorm accompanied with squall, while parts of Rajasthan might see dust storm over the next two days.

Indian states of Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan were hit with the storm earlier last week which led to 12 deaths.


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Winds Lash Delhi, Gurugram, Noida

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Noida Sector 16, Film City after the storm.
Noida Sector 16, Film City after the storm.
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Storm turns Greater Noida into Gotham City at 5 pm.
Storm turns Greater Noida into Gotham City at 5 pm.
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KEY EVENT

Thunderstorm, Dust Storm "Very Likely" Tomorrow in 26 UP Districts: Met Office

Thunderstorm and dust storm with winds speeds of up to 70 km per hour are "very likely" tomorrow in 26 districts of Uttar Pradesh, the weather office warned on Sunday.

Western disturbance originates in the Mediterranean Sea that brings sudden rains to northwestern parts of India.

Thunderstorm accompanied with squall with wind speed reaching 50-70 kilometres per hour are "very likely" at isolated places over east Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha and Jharkhand, it had said.

Vistara's Srinagar to Delhi Flight Diverted

Vistara's Srinagar flight to Delhi has been diverted to Amritsar following bad weather conditions in Delhi, ANI reported.

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