Heavy rain, accompanied by a hailstorm, lashed parts of Delhi on Thursday. The rainfall started around 5.00 pm, followed by a hailstorm minutes later. The rain and cloudy skies also led to a dip in the temperature. Meanwhile, power outages were also reported in some parts of the national capital following gusty winds, rain, and heavy hailstorm. This is the second spell of dust storms to hit Delhi in less than a week. Meanwhile, the IMD has predicted strong surface winds during the day time in Delhi for Friday.
SkyMet had predicted dust storm and thundershower with strong winds over Baghpat, Central, East, West, North and South Delhi, Faridabad, Noida, Ghaziabad, Gurugram, Hapur, Jhajjar, Meerut, Shahdara, Sonipat areas.
The sudden rain sent social media into overdrive, with many people sharing videos and images on various platforms.
Hailstorm !!!!!— Rahul Sharma - राहुल शर्मा (@RahulSharmaINC) May 14, 2020
Awesome weather in Delhi , pic.twitter.com/XI4tlwtRyQ