Tag: Squall

Home ministry issues storm warning for several states including Odisha

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Friday issued a fresh thunderstorm, squall and dust storm warning for several parts of the country including Odisha, Bihar, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh. The home ministry spokesperson said a fresh warning has been issued about possible thunderstorms accompanied with squall which may hit four states- […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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, […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021