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Dust storm sweeps hits Delhi

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A dust accompanied by today hit the national capital after a scorching hot morning bringing down the mercury.

In a sudden change of weather, the sky turned cloudy around 4:30 pm and gusty winds swept the city.

The temperature was today recorded at 30.6 degrees Celsius. The humidity was recorded at 60 per cent at 8:30 am, a Meteorological (Met) said.

The has forecast light rains will follow the dust

The (IMD) had yesterday predicted Uttarakhand, and would witness thunderstorm accompanied by

It had also forecast parts of might see dust

Thunderstorm over these hill-states states and its subsequent effect on plains in north Indian is due to a new western disturbance, the IMD had said.

"Thunderstorm accompanied with gusty winds are also very likely at isolated places over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, west Uttar Pradesh, Vidharbha, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Telangana, north Pradesh, south interior Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Lakshadweep and Kerala," the IMD had said in an advisory said.

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First Published: Sun, May 13 2018. 17:20 IST