After Dust Storm In Delhi, MeT Department Issues Fresh Thunderstorm Alert


One person was injured in Dwarka while two persons sustained minor injuries in west Delhi during the storm. Four members of his family have also sustained minor injuries, police said.

This was the second such storm to hit the national capital in the past four days. The police received almost 60 calls related to fallen trees, electricity polls and wall collapses across the region.

High-velocity winds uprooted trees and affected road, rail and air services last evening at a number of places in north India, including the national capital.

A massive storm, along with rains, hit the Delhi-NCR region in the wee hours of Wednesday, uprooting trees and disrupting power supply.

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) had said that the thunderstorm will continue for the next 48 to 72 hours.

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The India Meteorological Department has also predicted that Uttarakhand, Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh would witness thunderstorm accompanied by a squall in the next few days.

Yesterday, the MeT had issued a warning for heavy rains and thunderstorm in the Delhi-NCR.

The latest devastation comes almost two weeks after dust and thunderstorm claimed 134 lives injured 400 people in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Telangana, Uttarakhand and Punjab on May 2. Strong winds, accompanied by dust, lashed Delhi-NCR while lower the temperature.

A wave of sandstorms and thunderstorms sweeping through in India have left at least 86 people dead and 100 others injured, authorities said Monday.

Additionally, along with Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and Puducherry, coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka will also see thunderstorms.