Gurugram/Delhi/NCR, May 13: Dust storm along with strong winds and rain lashed Delhi-NCR on Sunday. Following the bad weather, flight movements at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport were also put on hold. Vistara’s Srinagar flight to Delhi has been diverted to Amritsar following bad weather conditions. Also Read - Delhi Weather Update: Southwest Monsoon To Reach Delhi by June 14, Ahead of Schedule

Several parts of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh are also likely to witness thunderstorm accompanied with gusty winds today. Also Read - BTS' Butter Becomes Fastest Music Video To Cross 200 Million Views, Beats Dynamite

The India Meteorological Department on Saturday predicted that Uttarakhand, Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh in all likelihood may witness thunderstorm accompanied with squall, while parts of Rajasthan might see dust storm over the next two days i.e, Sunday and Monday. Also Read - Rain, Thunderstorm Likely in Delhi NCR Today: IMD

Thunderstorm accompanied with squall with wind speed reaching 50-70 kilometres per hour are “very likely” at isolated places over east Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha and Jharkhand, the IMD advisory said. “Thunderstorm accompanied with gusty winds also very likely at isolated places over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, west Uttar Pradesh, Vidharbha, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Telangana, north coastal Andhra Pradesh, south interior Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Lakshadweep and Kerala,” it added.

Earlier in the first week of May, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan have alone witnessed over 120 deaths due to thunderstorm and violent winds. Meanwhile, several states in north India have witnessed erratic weather pattern over the fortnight.

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