The Delhi government today chose to close all evening schools tomorrow following the weather department's warning about heavy rains and thunderstorm. The met department has however issued a weather warning for the next 5 days. Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh will continue to experience thunderstorm for the next 24 hours.
Uttar Pradesh suffered the maximum with 73 deaths due to the dust storm. All the states have been alerted and schools across Haryana, Himachal Pradesh remained closed with the prior warnings. There was an IMD alert, issued on Monday, of "a cyclonic circulation over Haryana", saying it will bring light to moderate rainfall in north India. Northeast India is more likely to be hit severely with the rain and storms, and people are advised to keep inside their house, and not to venture outside during the storm. A dust storm occurred in Sriganganagar disrupting normal life in the area. However, the national capital might have spell of strong winds up to 70 Kmph, it said.
The storm was caught on camera over Bikaner in the northern state of Rajasthan.More news: Sherlock Holmes 3 for release in 2020
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The IMD said that duststorms very likely at isolated places over Rajasthan, the Met office said.
The IMD said: "Thunderstorm accompanied with gusty winds very likely at isolated places over Punjab, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, west Madhya Pradesh, east UP, east Rajasthan, coastal and south interior Karnataka and Kerala".
The advisory also asked people to avoid taking a bath or shower or running water for any objective.
Seeing the weather warning, the Delhi Metro is also treading with extreme caution in running of trains. According to the official, there is a possibility of rains and strong winds in some areas of Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and Western Uttar Pradesh too.