The national capital is likely to experience rain and hailstorm through the day, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said, attributing it to the western disturbance approaching the northwestern region of India.
In a statement issued on October 14, the IMD said 13 districts in the state have received below normal rainfall while all the others have recorded normal rainfall this year, which was stated in the LRF.
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.
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).