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17 killed in storms, rain in UP

Lucknow: Seventeen persons have died in separate incidents of dust storms, lightning and rain in various parts of Uttar Pradesh in the past 24 hours. According to reports, four persons died in Siddharthanagar, three in Deoria, three in Basti, two in Ballia and one each in Azamgarh, Kushinagar, Maharajganj, Lakhimpur and Pilibhit. In Siddharthanagar, a […]

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13 killed in Gujarat in unseasonal rain, dust storm

Gandhinagar: Unseasonal rain and severe dust storm in different parts of Gujarat over the last two days claimed 13 lives even as authorities Thursday predicted that temperatures that had fallen to less than 3 to 7 degrees below normal would rise from next week to mark a normal summer. Officials at the State Emergency Operations […]

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Five killed in UP dust storm

Lucknow: Five people were killed and a dozen others injured in a dust storm that hit Uttar Pradesh’s Moradabad district, officials said on Saturday. There were reports of widespread damage and destruction across the district due to the dust storm on Friday night. The cause of the death of three people — two in Bialri, […]

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Fresh spate of storm in UP, 23 dead

Lucknow: Dust storm, hail and lightning have claimed as many as 23 lives in the last 12 hours in Uttar Pradesh, an official said on Monday. The storm hit Etawah, Banda, Auriyya, Meerut, Kanpur rural, Kannauj, Farukkhabad and Orai districts. Late on Sunday gusty winds, followed by dust storm had brought life to a standstill […]

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Two dead, 18 injured in Delhi dust storm

New Delhi: At least two people were killed and 18 others injured in a severe dust storm that hit Delhi on Sunday evening, police said. In Sarita Vihar area in southeast Delhi, a tin sheet blown off a rooftop by strong wind hit pedestrian Rohit, 22, injuring him seriously. He was rushed to Apollo hospital […]

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Dust storm wreaks havoc in three Rajasthan districts, toll climbs to 27

Jaipur: At least 27 people were killed and nearly 100 injured as a high-intensity squall followed by thunder showers hit parts of Rajasthan overnight, leaving a trail of destruction. Houses collapsed and electricity poles and trees were uprooted as the severe dust storm swept the Matysya region. So far, 27 people have died due to […]