IMD issues thunderstorm warning for next 72 hours in North India

May 17, 2018, 01:04
IMD issues thunderstorm warning for next 72 hours in North India

Among the 13 injured are four members of his family.

Even in Wednesday is likely to see more thunderstorms till the evening or in the night, along with gusty winds in north India including the hilly regions of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand.

The Police Control Room received calls about fallen trees, fallen electricity poles and hoardings/wall collapse. Delhi-NCR and adjoining areas also witnessed light rain in early morning hours on Wednesday (16.05.2018).

The advisory came hours after a massive dust storm hit New Delhi and the surrounding region yesterday at around 3am, uprooting trees and disrupting power supply.

The weather turbulence will subside by Wednesday, however, a fresh round of scattered thundershowers may hit the Western Himalayan region, east India and south peninsular India early next week, the Met office forecast said.

Over the past week, thunderstorms and dust storms have wreaked havoc across northern and eastern parts of the country.

It added that thunderstorms and squalls are likely to affect West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday.

Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka may such weather till Friday, an IMD bulletin said. This includes Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, coastal Andhra Pradesh, interior Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Lakshadweep.

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.

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