India dust storms: At least 60 dead in four states
The weather office has warned of more thunderstorms in north, north-east and parts of south India for the next two days after thunderstorm and dust storm left behind a trail of destruction in four states, killing at least 60 people and injuring many. Thirty eight people were killed in Uttar Pradesh alone, while 12 including children were killed in West Bengal. The storm brought down walls, uprooted trees and snapped power connection in many regions.
More than 70 incoming flights were diverted from Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport last evening. The violent weather affected train and metro services in Delhi and its suburbs.