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Dark clouds over Dhaula Kuan on Sunday evening.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Dust storm, showers keep Delhi’s temperature low

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2021 06:37 AM IST
Kuldeep Srivastava, head of IMD’s regional weather forecasting centre, said the showers were prompted by the combined impact of cyclonic storm Yaas in eastern India and a fresh western disturbance that is causing cloudy skies across northern India.
At least four people were killed in roof collapse incidents after a dust storm followed by light rain hit parts of Karachi on Tuesday evening after the city remained in the grips of a severe heat spell for two days.(REUTERS)
At least four people were killed in roof collapse incidents after a dust storm followed by light rain hit parts of Karachi on Tuesday evening after the city remained in the grips of a severe heat spell for two days.(REUTERS)

Cyclone Tauktae: 4 killed in roof collapse incidents after dust storm in Karachi

ANI | , Karachi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 19, 2021 07:05 AM IST
The incident took place in Karachi, which has been under the influence of cyclonic storm Tauktae.
Representational: A dust storm blows through the Rajpath lawns near India Gate. (HT Photo)
Representational: A dust storm blows through the Rajpath lawns near India Gate. (HT Photo)

Woman dies after being hit by shed during dust storm

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2021 05:22 AM IST
The third person affected in the mishap was a man cycling on the road. According to the police, his injuries were minor in comparison to those sustained by the mother and daughter.
The movement of the expansive dust storm.(Pic courtesy: NASA)
The movement of the expansive dust storm.(Pic courtesy: NASA)

‘Godzilla dust cloud’ travels 5,000 miles from Sahara to US, engulfs Florida, Texas

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2020 09:32 AM IST
The current dust storm is expected to hang over the region until the middle of next week, deteriorating the air quality in Texas, Florida and other states
The met department has said heat wave conditions will continue for the next 24 hours in 26 of 33 districts in the state.(AFP)
The met department has said heat wave conditions will continue for the next 24 hours in 26 of 33 districts in the state.(AFP)

Heat wave continues in Rajasthan but some relief in sight from May 29

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2020 06:38 PM IST
The met department has warned of heat wave conditions in 26 of 33 districts in the state over the next 24 hours. However some relief from the heat wave is expected from May 29 to June 2 with dust storms and thunder storms predicted, said Met department director Shiv Ganesh.
While showers and wind brought down the mercury by several notches, some areas in Delhi such as Kashmere Gate received heavy rain amid lightning and thunder. (ANI photo)
While showers and wind brought down the mercury by several notches, some areas in Delhi such as Kashmere Gate received heavy rain amid lightning and thunder. (ANI photo)

Heavy rain, hailstorm hit parts of Delhi, Ghaziabad

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2020 06:32 PM IST
The dust storm darkened the sky that had been bright the whole day.
Commuters seen during rain in the evening, at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi, India, on Friday, March 6, 2020/ representative(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Commuters seen during rain in the evening, at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi, India, on Friday, March 6, 2020/ representative(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

Western disturbance brings dust storm, thunderstorm in northwest India

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2020 09:56 PM IST
Thunderstorms may continue over the western Himalayan region and some parts of the northern plains till May 12, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD)’s Sunday bulletin.
The effect was apparent throughout the day as hot, dry winds swept the city and the haze turned the sky white.(Photo:Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
The effect was apparent throughout the day as hot, dry winds swept the city and the haze turned the sky white.(Photo:Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)

Monsoon on pause, Delhi pollution in red again

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2019 05:41 AM IST
There has hardly been any rain since it was declared that the monsoon had arrived last week, and the lack of moisture has meant that more dust is being kicked up in the atmosphere.
Experts said that the air quality was better due to the higher minimum temperature as it allowed the particulate matter to settle at a higher level in the atmosphere.(HT Photo)
Experts said that the air quality was better due to the higher minimum temperature as it allowed the particulate matter to settle at a higher level in the atmosphere.(HT Photo)

Light rain, squall may bring some respite from heat today in Gurugram

Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2019 03:54 AM IST
IMD officials said that temperature is likely to go down on Sunday and the maximum and minimum temperatures should stay around 38 degrees Celsius and 27 degrees Celsius respectively.
Last week, Gurugram was engulfed by a massive dust storm.(Pardeep Pandit/HT Photo (Representational image))
Last week, Gurugram was engulfed by a massive dust storm.(Pardeep Pandit/HT Photo (Representational image))

Cities must preserve natural infra to survive climate change crisis

UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2019 08:00 AM IST
Climate change is real and cities have a big role to play in surviving and addressing this crisis.
After days of relentless heat, the city is expected to get some relief starting today as the day temperature is likely to stay below 40 degrees Celsius till Wednesday, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
After days of relentless heat, the city is expected to get some relief starting today as the day temperature is likely to stay below 40 degrees Celsius till Wednesday, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Thunderstorm, rain likely to bring relief from heat in Gurugram

Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2019 12:07 AM IST
The IMD has predicted a generally cloudy sky for the next three to four days, with a high possibility of a dust storm or a thunderstorm on Sunday and Monday.
At least 19 persons were killed and 48 injured due to dust storm and lightning in various parts of Uttar Pradesh(Photo by Gurpreet Singh/Hindustan Times)(HT Photo/Representative Image)
At least 19 persons were killed and 48 injured due to dust storm and lightning in various parts of Uttar Pradesh(Photo by Gurpreet Singh/Hindustan Times)(HT Photo/Representative Image)

At least 19 killed, 48 injured due to dust storm, lightning in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2019 07:03 AM IST
While six persons died in Mainpuri, three persons each died in Etah and Kasganj and one each in Moradabad, Badaun, Pilibhit, Mathura, Kannauj, Sambhal and Ghaziabad .
On Monday, the maximum temperature was 40 degrees Celsius while the minimum temperature settled at 29.4 degrees C, two notches above the season’s normal.(HT Photo)
On Monday, the maximum temperature was 40 degrees Celsius while the minimum temperature settled at 29.4 degrees C, two notches above the season’s normal.(HT Photo)

After weeklong heatwave spell, dust storm, light rain likely in Delhi over next 3 days

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2019 07:09 AM IST
While the heatwave conditions have subsided for now, easterly winds bringing moisture have resulted in high humidity levels, an official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said Monday.
There could be rain even on Thursday, counting day for the Lok Sabha elections, which will help the maximum temperature to stay below 40 degrees over the next five days at least.(HTPhotos)
There could be rain even on Thursday, counting day for the Lok Sabha elections, which will help the maximum temperature to stay below 40 degrees over the next five days at least.(HTPhotos)

Mercury up in Delhi but rain relief expected soon

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2019 07:40 AM IST
Officials from the India Meteorological Department’s regional weather forecasting centre, however, have forecast that relief could be on the way soon as light rain and thunderstorms are expected this week.
A woman shields her child from the sun on Monday, when the day temperature soared in Gurugram(Yogesh Kumar /HT)
A woman shields her child from the sun on Monday, when the day temperature soared in Gurugram(Yogesh Kumar /HT)

Mercury touches 40°C, rain likely throughout this week

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2019 08:40 AM IST
The past week saw frequent dust storms, followed by light rain, and the day temperature averaged 36°C as a result.
Three members of a family were killed while another was injured when the wall of an under-construction house collapsed following a dust storm.(Representative image/AP/File Photo)
Three members of a family were killed while another was injured when the wall of an under-construction house collapsed following a dust storm.(Representative image/AP/File Photo)

Three, including a pregnant woman, killed as wall of under-construction house collapses in Jodhpur

Jodhpur | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2019 12:32 PM IST
District Magistrate Prakash Rajpurohit said the three were sleeping on the terrace of their house when the incident occurred on Monday night, killing 3 people including a pregnant woman, and injuring 1.
While the early and mid-morning hours in the city were relatively cooler, temperatures stayed around 38 degrees Celsius. The mercury rose during the day with the maximum temperature touching 40 degrees Celsius.(HT Photo)
While the early and mid-morning hours in the city were relatively cooler, temperatures stayed around 38 degrees Celsius. The mercury rose during the day with the maximum temperature touching 40 degrees Celsius.(HT Photo)

Dust storm increases air pollution level in city, experts blame low-velocity winds

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2019 04:37 AM IST
The early morning voters encountered a partially cloudy sky with dust storm blowing during the mid-morning hours.
A dust storm, accompanied by strong winds, hit the city on Friday evening. A wind speed of 60-70 kilometre per hour was recorded by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) at 6.30pm.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
A dust storm, accompanied by strong winds, hit the city on Friday evening. A wind speed of 60-70 kilometre per hour was recorded by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) at 6.30pm.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Dust storm, light rain may lower temperature over the weekend

Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2019 12:48 AM IST
According to the IMD, the storm was a result of a Western Disturbance. Another dust storm is expected on Saturday, followed by very light rain, said IMD officials.
The MeT department has also predicted intense dust storms and thunderstorms this summer.(HT Photo)
The MeT department has also predicted intense dust storms and thunderstorms this summer.(HT Photo)

Dust storm, light rain likely today, scientists expect stormy summer in Gurugram

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 01, 2019 03:45 AM IST
The maximum temperature on Tuesday rose marginally from Monday’s maximum temperature of 43 degrees Celsius, to touch 43.7 degrees Celsius. This is five degrees above the normal for this time of the year.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a ‘severe’ weather warning for several parts of the country on Wednesday.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a ‘severe’ weather warning for several parts of the country on Wednesday.

‘Severe’ dust storm warning for Delhi-NCR

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2019 07:28 AM IST
Officials said dust storms are likely to affect Delhi and other parts of northwest India on Thursday and Friday.
Rain and thundershowers lash parts of Delhi-NCR, India.(HT file photo)
Rain and thundershowers lash parts of Delhi-NCR, India.(HT file photo)

Thundershowers, dust storm likely to hit north India from April 15 to 17

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2019 07:55 AM IST
The root cause for such weather, rare for this time of the year, is a western disturbance — a storm with cold air at its core that originates in the Mediterranean region and brings rain to north and northwestern India.
In Sushant Lok-1, residents started calling up DHBVN officials soon after the storm mellowed around 7.45pm to restore power supply, which only came around 11.45pm.(Yogesh Kumar/HT File PHOTO)
In Sushant Lok-1, residents started calling up DHBVN officials soon after the storm mellowed around 7.45pm to restore power supply, which only came around 11.45pm.(Yogesh Kumar/HT File PHOTO)

Five-hour power cuts as DHBVN shut feeders after Sunday’s storm

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 09, 2019 05:14 AM IST
Areas such as Palam Vihar, New Palam Vihar and DLF 3 had no electricity for several hours due to some technical faults and scheduled shut down.
Various parts of Rajasthan witnessed huge dust storms on Sunday.(Screengrab)
Various parts of Rajasthan witnessed huge dust storms on Sunday.(Screengrab)

Caught on camera: Scary video captures massive dust storm in Rajasthan

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2020 06:12 AM IST
The scary video shows a huge blanket of dust inching closer towards the city
In 44 years, the number of cars registered in Chandigarh has grown 50 times, a reason for the temperature rise.(HT File)
In 44 years, the number of cars registered in Chandigarh has grown 50 times, a reason for the temperature rise.(HT File)

HT spotlight: Chandigarh growing hotter by the decade

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rajanbir Singh
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2019 10:07 PM IST
Urban heat island effect due to rapid urbanisation and the growing traffic is leading to the rise in temperature in the city; extreme winter conditions have shifted from November and December to January and the monsoon pattern has also changed, affecting the cropping routine
People who were stranded because flood waters at Panadala, in district Pathanamthitta of Kerala in August 2018.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
People who were stranded because flood waters at Panadala, in district Pathanamthitta of Kerala in August 2018.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Extreme weather conditions claimed 1,428 lives in 2018, IMD report reveals

New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2019 11:39 PM IST
In Uttar Pradesh, 590 people died due to extreme weather events. The state with the largest population in the country saw 158 deaths due to flood and heavy rainfall, 166 deaths due to thunderstorm, lightening (39 deaths), dust storm (92 deaths) and cold wave took 135 lives.
PM10 comprises coarse particles that gets lodged in the upper respiratory tract causing breathing problems. It is one of the major pollutants in Delhi-NCR.(HT File Photo)
PM10 comprises coarse particles that gets lodged in the upper respiratory tract causing breathing problems. It is one of the major pollutants in Delhi-NCR.(HT File Photo)

Dust storm in Oman spells high pollution levels for Delhi

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 04, 2018 08:50 AM IST
Delhi’s air quality index (AQI) stood at 213 in the ‘poor’ category on Friday. The storm in Oman has led to an increase in particulate matter (PM)10 level shooting up to 275 micrograms per unit (mcpm), against the prescribed safe limit of 100 micrograms per unit.
Amaltas, also known as the golden shower trees, seen in full bloom in New Delhi.(Sanjay Verma/HT File Photo)
Amaltas, also known as the golden shower trees, seen in full bloom in New Delhi.(Sanjay Verma/HT File Photo)

Delhi to have tree wall around it to shield from dust storms

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2018 09:49 PM IST
The natural barrier is to come up all along Delhi border with Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, while also encompassing the Aravali and the Yamuna forests areas.
A Balloon seller enjoying in a cloudy weather at connaught place in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)
A Balloon seller enjoying in a cloudy weather at connaught place in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)

Partly cloudy sky in Delhi, dust storms likely in evening

Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2018 11:34 AM IST
It was a partly cloudy morning in the national capital on Tuesday with the minimum temperature recorded at 27 degrees Celsius, season’s average. Met said there are chances of dust storms and thunderstorms.
Dust storm covers a railway track in the border areas of Barmer.(HT Photo)
Dust storm covers a railway track in the border areas of Barmer.(HT Photo)

Severe dust storm hits normal life in western Rajasthan

Hindustan Times, Barmer/Bikaner | By HT Correspondent, Barmer/ Bikaner
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2018 10:02 PM IST
The storm also affected life in Bikaner with the Bikaner-New Delhi flight being cancelled on Saturday.
Buildings are seen blanketed by haze and dust on the outskirts of New Delhi.(Reuters)
Buildings are seen blanketed by haze and dust on the outskirts of New Delhi.(Reuters)

Delhi’s air quality remains ‘severe’, winds slightly decrease pollution levels

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2018 07:26 AM IST
There was a decrease in air quality level on Tuesday due to dust storms in western India, particularly Rajasthan, which increased coarser particles in the air, the Central Pollution Control Board said.
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