In pictures | Dust storm, rain lash region

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The dust storm catches a kid by surprise as the duo try to navigate through a maze of dust and dry leaves in Chandigarh on Friday. (Ravi Kumar/HT)

The dust storm catches a kid by surprise as the duo try to navigate through a maze of dust and dry leaves in Chandigarh on Friday. (Ravi Kumar/HT)

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Commuters seemingly blinded by the storm that caught everyone unaware in Chandigarh on Saturday afternoon. (Ravi Kumar/HT)

Commuters seemingly blinded by the storm that caught everyone unaware in Chandigarh on Saturday afternoon. (Ravi Kumar/HT)

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Students at Punjabi University, Patiala during the windy weather. (Bharat Bhushan /HT)

Students at Punjabi University, Patiala during the windy weather. (Bharat Bhushan /HT)

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A fallen trees lies on ground after strong winds on the outskirts of Srinagar on Friday evening (Waseem Andrabi / HT)

A fallen trees lies on ground after strong winds on the outskirts of Srinagar on Friday evening (Waseem Andrabi / HT)

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The dust storm brings much-needed respite from the heat wave. Light rain is forecast for the weekend. (Ravi Kumar/HT)

The dust storm brings much-needed respite from the heat wave. Light rain is forecast for the weekend. (Ravi Kumar/HT)

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The mercury dropped by three degrees to settle at a maximum of 36 degrees Celsius. (Ravi Kumar/HT)

The mercury dropped by three degrees to settle at a maximum of 36 degrees Celsius. (Ravi Kumar/HT)

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A tree uprooted due to heavy wind near grain market in Patiala . (Bharat Bhushan /HT)

A tree uprooted due to heavy wind near grain market in Patiala . (Bharat Bhushan /HT)

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Punjab’s Jalandhar, too, received rainfall on Friday night. Light rain continued on Saturday, drenching the recently-procured wheat at the city’s grain market. (Pardeep Pandit/HT)

Punjab’s Jalandhar, too, received rainfall on Friday night. Light rain continued on Saturday, drenching the recently-procured wheat at the city’s grain market. (Pardeep Pandit/HT)

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Drenched gunny bags containing wheat at the Jalandhar grain market on Saturday. (Pardeep Pandit/HT)

Drenched gunny bags containing wheat at the Jalandhar grain market on Saturday. (Pardeep Pandit/HT)

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Labourers trying to cover the wheat bags with tarpaulin sheets in Jalandhar. (Pardeep Pandit/HT )

Labourers trying to cover the wheat bags with tarpaulin sheets in Jalandhar. (Pardeep Pandit/HT )

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