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Severe dust storm, strong winds hit Delhi, 27 flights diverted

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Jun 9, 2018, 5:53 pm IST
Updated Jun 9, 2018, 7:21 pm IST
The storm was immediately followed by rain in the national capital.
The sky turned completely dark at around 5 pm. (Photo: Twitter/ANI)
 The sky turned completely dark at around 5 pm. (Photo: Twitter/ANI)

New Delhi: In a sudden change in weather, a severe dust storm and strong winds hit Delhi Saturday evening.

The sky turned completely dark at around 5 pm.

 

Total 27 flight diversions took place between 5 pm and 6 pm in Delhi due to rain and dust storm, news agency ANI reported. However, the normalcy of operations has been restored at Indira Gandhi International Airport.

(Photo: Twitter/ANI) Visuals from Akbar Road. (Photo: Twitter/ANI)

Earlier on Saturday, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) had predicted that dust storm accompanied with light rain and squall with wind speed up to 70 to 80 kmph would occur over Delhi.

(Photo: Twitter/ANI)Visuals from R K Puram area. (Photo: Twitter/ANI)

The storm was immediately followed by rain in the national capital.

 

(Photo: Twitter/ANI)Visuals from Chhatarpur area. (Photo: Twitter/ANI)

The sudden change in weather brought respite to the people from the scorching heat.

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Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi




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