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Storm in store in parts of Uttar Pradesh today

The Lucknow Meteorological Centre has forecast dust storm/thunderstorm accompanied with gusty wind (speed 30-40 kmph) and lightning at isolated places in the state on Tuesday.

lucknow Updated: Apr 30, 2019 02:30 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow
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Rain and thunder storm are also likely at isolated places. The state capital will, however, have “mainly clear sky”.(HT Photo/Representative Image)

The Lucknow Meteorological Centre has forecast dust storm/thunderstorm accompanied with gusty wind (speed 30-40 kmph) and lightning at isolated places in the state on Tuesday.

Rain and thunder storm are also likely at isolated places. The state capital will, however, have “mainly clear sky”.

On Monday, Orai was hottest in the state with 46 degree Celsius, five degrees above normal. Allahabad recorded 45.4 degree Celsius, Kheri 44.2, Varanasi 44, Sultanpur 43.8, while Hamirpur sizzled at 43.6 degree Celsius.

The maximum temperature in Lucknow was recorded at 43.1°C, which that was four degrees above normal. In view of the heat wave, the district administration has ordered change in school timings from Tuesday (April 30). All classes from Nursery to 10 have been asked to operate between 7:30 am and 12 noon while classes 11 and 12 will get over at 1 pm.

DM Kaushal Raj Sharma said the decision to change school timings was taken in consultation with the Met department that had predicted ‘no respite from intense heat’ in the coming days.

First Published: Apr 30, 2019 02:30 IST