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Dust storm to hit 20 Uttar Pradesh districts yet again in next 24 hours, warns MeT

The Meteorological (MeT) department on Thursday warned about thunderstorm and dust

Reported by: PTI, Lucknow [ Updated: June 14, 2018 12:41 IST ]
 Storm likely to accompany dust in 20 districts of Uttar
Image Source : PTI

 Storm likely to accompany dust in 20 districts of Uttar Pradesh

The Meteorological (MeT) department on Thursday warned that thunderstorm and dust storm accompanied with winds were "very likely" in over 20 districts of Uttar Pradesh, mostly in the eastern parts of the state, during the next 24 hours.  

The districts include Unnao, Farukhabad, Kannauj, Varanasi, Gorakhpur, Ballia, Ghazipur, Kushinagar, Mau, Deoria, Maharajganj, Balrampur, Shrawasti, Lakhimpur Kheri, Pilibhit, Rampur, Moradabad, Bijnor and Bareilly and their adjoining areas, a Met office release said. 

It said light to moderate rains and thunderstorm occurred at isolated places over the state yesterday. Banda recorded the highest maximum temperature of 44.2 degrees Celsius.

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