The Indian Meteorological Department on Saturday warned that a dust-storm accompanied with light rain and squall with wind speed up to 70 to 80 KMPH would occur over Delhi and NCR during next three hours.
Earlier in the day, private weather agency, Skymet issued a warning saying that dust storm accompanied by thundershower and strong gusty winds would occur over Faridabad, Delhi, Noida, Ghaziabad, Hapur and Meerut districts of Delhi and NCR during next 6 hours.
Meanwhile, heavy rains lashed Gurugram city earlier on Saturday.
Dust storm, strong winds, and clouds turned the sky dark in Delhi on Saturday.
# Dust storm, strong winds, and clouds turn the sky dark in Delhi
# Heavy rains lash Gurugram city
# As per IMD, the thunderstorm activity will be accompanied by squall and lightning very likely at isolated places over Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi, West Uttar Pradesh, and East Rajasthan.
# Private weather forecasting player Skymet Weather reported that Delhi and adjoining cities like Gurugram, Noida, Faridabad, and Ghaziabad are expected to get these pre-Monsoon showers. As per Skymet, the wind speed during the pre-Monsoon activities could reach 50 to 60 kmph gusting up to 70 kmph in some areas.