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Sand and Thunderstorms Sweep Across India, Leaving More Than 86 Dead

Sand and Thunderstorms Sweep Across India, Leaving More Than 86 Dead

The deceased, identified as Suhail, died after wall in his house collapsed on him while he was sleeping, PTI quoted the police as saying.

A massive storm accompanied by heavy to moderate rains hit Delhi-NCR in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Among the 13 injured are four members of his family. The police received almost 60 calls related to uprooted trees, fallen electricity polls and wall collapses across the region.

It also said parts of Rajasthan could experience dust storms and isolated areas of West Bengal, Bihar, Chhattisgarh and most of northeast India can also expect thunderstorms and strong winds.

Meanwhile, as many as 80 were killed in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and east Uttar Pradesh due to thunderstorms and lightning with Uttar Pradesh alone recording 51 deaths.

A day after Delhi saw a severe dust storm and winds at 107 kmph killing two people here, the national capital on Monday saw a calm day.

11:07
			16 May 2018
11:07 16 May 2018

Thunderstorms, dust storms, rainfall during summers have been a normal phenomenon in northern India."But not of this severity".

India's meteorological department Wednesday issued a fresh warning of thunderstorm accompanied by gusty winds in the national capital and its outskirts. As per reports, 18 people were killed in Uttar Pradesh, 8 in Andhra Pradesh, 3 in Telangana, 9 in West Bengal and 5 in Delhi-NCR and rest number was reported from other parts of the country due to heavy rain and storm.

Most of those killed, 52 people recorded in the state of Uttar Pradesh.

At several places in north India including Delhi, high-velocity winds uprooted trees and affected road, rail and air services.





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