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Dust storm in Delhi: Aravallis, which act as green barrier for National Capital, have been ravaged over decades
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Dust storm in Delhi: Aravallis, which act as green barrier for National Capital, have been ravaged over decades

The air quality of Delhi, which has been baking at temperatures in excess of 45 degrees Celsius since last week, wasn’t ruined overnight.

Delhi's air quality deteriorates to severe level after dust storm hits northwest India, CPCB convenes emergency meeting
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Delhi's air quality deteriorates to severe level after dust storm hits northwest India, CPCB convenes emergency meeting

Delhi's air quality deteriorated to 'severe' due to a dust storm in northwest India which led to a sudden spike in the pollution level in the national capital, the Centre-run SAFAR said

Delhi could see combination of heat wave, dust storm and thunderstorm today, MeT forecast predicts
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Delhi could see combination of heat wave, dust storm and thunderstorm today, MeT forecast predicts

Cloudy skies & a possibility of thunder- & dust storms towards evening are expected: MeT.

NHRC issues notice to Haryana, Rajasthan over 'massive deforestation' in Aravalli, says root cause behind Delhi-NCR air pollution
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NHRC issues notice to Haryana, Rajasthan over 'massive deforestation' in Aravalli, says root cause behind Delhi-NCR air pollution

The Commission has observed that the gravity of the issue demands "proactive and effective measures" by the authorities concerned to stop deforestation and degradation of the Aravalli hill range.

Met department warns of thunderstorms, dust storms in Uttar Pradesh over the weekend, predicts rain in pockets
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Met department warns of thunderstorms, dust storms in Uttar Pradesh over the weekend, predicts rain in pockets

Gusty winds are "very likely" to accompany the storms in various parts of Uttar Pradesh, the Met department said.

Dust haze looms over Punjab and Haryana, flight operations hit; Delhi's air quality remains severe for fourth day
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Dust haze looms over Punjab and Haryana, flight operations hit; Delhi's air quality remains severe for fourth day

A blanket of dust haze covered Punjab and Haryana for the third day on Friday, disrupting flight operations at the airport in Chandigarh. Meanwhile, Delhi's air quality remained severe for the fourth consecutive day on Friday.

Delhi L-G Anil Baijal issues slew of orders to check air pollution amid standoff with Arvind Kejriwal
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Delhi L-G Anil Baijal issues slew of orders to check air pollution amid standoff with Arvind Kejriwal

Even as the stalemate continues between the Delhi government and Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal, the Raj Niwas issued a slew of orders to check air pollution

Delhi dust pollution: All construction work to be halted for three days; afforestation drive planned from July to September
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Delhi dust pollution: All construction work to be halted for three days; afforestation drive planned from July to September

With a view to combat the rising temperature and levels of air pollution, all construction work in New Delhi will be put on hold till Sunday.

Delhi air pollution has risen beyond 'severe' level due to dust storms in western India
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Delhi air pollution has risen beyond 'severe' level due to dust storms in western India

The CPCB data showed that the PM10 (particles with a diameter less than 10mm) level was beyond "severe" at 778 in Delhi-NCR area and 824 in Delhi particularly, leading to hazy conditions and limiting visibility.

Dust in the air over Rajasthan, Haryana, and NCR over the next two days: Citizens likely to face breathing problems
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Dust in the air over Rajasthan, Haryana, and NCR over the next two days: Citizens likely to face breathing problems

Dust in suspension will remain on 13 and 14 June over parts of north India. Many might face breathing problems in these states due to the suspended dust.

Heavy rains to continue in Konkan region and Goa, says IMD; Mumbai likely to experience thundershowers today
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Heavy rains to continue in Konkan region and Goa, says IMD; Mumbai likely to experience thundershowers today

In Maharashtra, five districts including Mumbai, Thane, Raigad, Ratnagiri, and Sindhudurg are expected to witness rainfall at most places today

Dust storm kills 17, injures 11 in Uttar Pradesh; deaths caused due to collapse of houses and trees
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Dust storm kills 17, injures 11 in Uttar Pradesh; deaths caused due to collapse of houses and trees

Uttar Pradesh was hit by another deadly dust storm that claimed 15 lives and left nine persons injured on Friday.

Dust storms, thunderstorms likely to continue in Delhi and NCR today, predicts Met department
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Dust storms, thunderstorms likely to continue in Delhi and NCR today, predicts Met department

Although it was clear sky for the national capital on Saturday, the Met issued storm warnings as the minimum temperature was recorded at 26.6 degrees Celsius.

Erratic weather, thunderstorms batter UP, Rajasthan: Experts estimate losses in both states worth over Rs 500 crore
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Erratic weather, thunderstorms batter UP, Rajasthan: Experts estimate losses in both states worth over Rs 500 crore

Three spells of thunderstorm wreaked havoc in various parts of India until 15 May, destroying the Mango crop in addition to the loss of life and property.

IMD issues thunderstorm warning in north India including Delhi for next 72 hours
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IMD issues thunderstorm warning in north India including Delhi for next 72 hours

After a dust storm hit the national capital on Wednesday, India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a warning for next 72 hours anticipating similar weather conditions across large parts of north India including Delhi.

Massive dust storm hits Delhi NCR: One killed, 13 injured and 14 vehicles damaged on Tuesday night
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Massive dust storm hits Delhi NCR: One killed, 13 injured and 14 vehicles damaged on Tuesday night

An 18-year-old man was killed and 13 people injured in the dust storm that hit the national capital in the early hours of Wednesday, police said.

Massive dust storm hits Delhi late on Tuesday night; IMD issues fresh warning for next 72 hours
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Massive dust storm hits Delhi late on Tuesday night; IMD issues fresh warning for next 72 hours

A massive dust storm hit Delhi in the early hours on Wednesday, 16 May.

What is causing widespread thunderstorms and dust storms over India?
News & Analysis

What is causing widespread thunderstorms and dust storms over India?

The dust storms are more widespread and more devastating than expected and the rain and lightning storms that ensued have been more deadly.

80 dead, 136 injured as thunderstorms, lightning wreak havoc in five states; IMD issues 24-hour warning
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80 dead, 136 injured as thunderstorms, lightning wreak havoc in five states; IMD issues 24-hour warning

As many as 80 people have been killed in five states due to thunderstorms and lightning strikes since Sunday, with Uttar Pradesh alone recording 51 deaths

Deadly dust storm: Toll rises to 51 as weather wreaks havoc in North India; region on alert for next 72 hours
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Deadly dust storm: Toll rises to 51 as weather wreaks havoc in North India; region on alert for next 72 hours

As many as 53 people were killed, including 39 in Uttar Pradesh, due to lightning and thunderstorms in four states since Sunday night, the Home Ministry said on Monday.