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

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

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

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'

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

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

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


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

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

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.

Thunderstorm alert HIGHLIGHTS: At least 9 people killed in Mathura, Etawah, Agra and Hathras

Thunderstorm alert HIGHLIGHTS: The Met department released an advisory saying thunderstorm with gusty winds are “very likely” in parts of Himachal Pradesh, east Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand.

Dust storm kills 73 in UP: Yogi Adityanath visits victims, takes aerial survey of affected areas

UP: Adityanath also distributed cheques to people affected by the storm in Agra's Fatehabad and said, "Relief has been provided to the affected. Kin of those who died have been given Rs 4 lakhs as ex-gratia and the injured are given free treatment in hospitals."

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

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

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

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

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