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Strong winds spark dust storm in national capital, air quality worsens

April 16, 2021 7:35 pm

The city recorded a maximum temperature of 40 degrees Celsius on Friday, lower than 40.5 degrees Celsius the day before, the highest mark the mercury has reached so far this season.

Punjab: Dust storm, rain hit wheat crop in 4 districts, yield to fall

April 08, 2021 8:38 am

According to a report compiled by the Department of Agriculture, the districts where crop has been affected are Ludhiana, Fatehgarh Sahib, Bathinda and Mohali. This damage is to crop covering 0.33% of the total area under wheat in Punjab, said the report.

Dust storm, light rains in Delhi-NCR; eight flights diverted to Lucknow, Jaipur

October 18, 2019 9:15 pm

The weather website skymetweather stated that Delhi-NCR is likely to witness few thundershowers today, and the Air Quality Index (AQI) is expected to be in moderate to poor category.

13 die in Uttar Pradesh due to dust storm on Wednesday

June 14, 2019 3:33 pm

One person was injured, while 22 animals have also died. As many as 93 houses have been damaged across the state, the official said.

Dust storm in Delhi: 27 flights diverted from Delhi airport, heavy showers likely tonight

June 12, 2019 9:00 pm

Dust Storm in Delhi Today, Delhi Weather Today: Owing to the poor visibility conditions, operations at the Delhi International airport have been temporarily halted

Dust storms worsen India's air as part of deadly 'new normal'

November 28, 2018 1:56 pm

Deadly dust storms sweeping over the densely-populated north Indian plains are part of a "new normal" of disruptive weather events worsening the country’s already-lethal air pollution.

Dust storm: Haryana government bars construction in NCR districts for next 48 hours

June 15, 2018 1:38 am

Haryana State Pollution Control Board Thursday issued an advisory to all the Deputy Commissioners and Municipal Commissioners of NCR Districts of Haryana to ensure frequent sprinkling of water to settle down the dust.

Dust storms: Mandi Gobindgarh in Punjab records worst air quality in India

June 15, 2018 1:19 am

Three cities in Punjab figure in worst Air Quality Index list.

Heat wave prevails over UP, Orai hottest at 47 degree Celsius

May 29, 2018 4:54 pm

Rain and thunderstorm accompanied by gusty winds or squall, with wind speed reaching 50-70 kmph were very likely at isolated places in the state over the next couple of days, Met officials said.

Power Grid Corporation to restore damaged transmission line by early next month

May 25, 2018 6:01 pm

PowerGrid has restored 54 transmission lines on war footing within 24 to 30 hours that had been damaged in the severe windstorms of speed up to 130 km/hr that hit several parts of India this month.

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In pictures: Dusty conditions continue in North India, people advised to remain indoors

June 14, 2018 3:42 pm

Dust storms in western India have brought down the air quality in New Delhi. For the third straight day on Thursday, the capital city is witnessing ‘severe’ levels of pollution.

Heavy dust storm hits Delhi-NCR again, IMD issues warning for next four days

May 16, 2018 1:53 pm

This dust storm was the second which hit the national capital and the adjoining region in last four days. Incidents of power cuts, fallen tress, fallen poles were reported from few parts of the national capital.

Thunderstorm alert across North India: Evening schools shut, Delhi metro to exercise caution

May 08, 2018 1:28 pm

On Monday, the IMD issued an amber-coloured alert, signifying the level of caution, that is needed. There are four types of colour codes: green (no action), yellow (situation to be watched), amber (government agencies to be prepared for severe weather) and red (action needed).

Storm kills 9 in NCR region

May 31, 2014 11:35 am

The storm struck Delhi at 4:58 PM immediately throwing normal life out of gear.

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