dust storm

'Avoid driving': Dust alerts as storms return to UAE

Homes and landmarks in major cities were caked in a fine layer of brown dirt and visibility plunged in the latest adverse weather following a series of choking dust storms around the Middle East.

published on : 14th August 2022

Six die in crash involving 20 vehicles after duststorm causes Montana highway pileup

Montana Highway Patrol Sgt. Jay Nelson said that the incident was reported around 4.30 pm and first responders were still arriving to the scene 90 minutes later.

published on : 16th July 2022

Mercury inches up in Delhi, but heatwave unlikely again

Temperatures have again soared in the national capital, with Mungeshpur in northwest Delhi being the hottest place in the city at 45.2 degree Celsius.

published on : 2nd June 2022

35 flights diverted as dust storm hits Delhi

The AAI said the Air Traffic Control at the Delhi airport managed the diversions and ensured return of the flights safely and in an orderly and expeditious manner.

published on : 9th June 2018

Uttar Pradesh: 26 people killed in dust storms, lightning strikes

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed the district magistrates of the affected areas to immediately provide compensation to families of those killed and said no laxity will be tolerated.

published on : 9th June 2018

Dust storm and rain affect Delhi metro services on Blue, Red Line

Red Line connects Dilshad Garden in east Delhi and Rithala in the western part of the city. Blue Line spans from Dwarka Sector 21 to Noida City Centre. Both are two of the longest and busiest routes.

published on : 9th June 2018

Delhi plunges into darkness as sudden dust storm, rain lash city

The city recorded a high of 40.5 degrees Celsius and a low of 30 degrees Celsius, according to the MeT office.

published on : 9th June 2018

Dust storms likely in Delhi on Saturday

Sudden dust storms late on Friday in Delhi, Noida and Ghaziabad brought down the surging mercury by one notch below the season's average.

published on : 2nd June 2018

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath cuts short Karnataka poll campaign after backlash over his absence during dust storm tragedy

Adityanath was criticised yesterday by Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah for remaining in Karnataka even after his own state was hit by a dust storm that left over 50 dead.

published on : 4th May 2018

Congress slams CM Yogi Adityanath for campaigning in Karnataka after dust storm hits Uttar Pradesh 

The swipe at him follows the death of as many as 45 persons in the high-intensity dust storm that hit the state overnight.

published on : 3rd May 2018

Rains, thunderstorm claim over 100 lives in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan 

Rains and thunderstorm left a trail of death and destruction claiming around 64 lives in Uttar Pradesh and 31 from Rajasthan leaving more than 400 injured. 

published on : 3rd May 2018