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India dust storms: More than 125 killed because of storms continue

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On 11 April, people are facing high-intensity dust storm, 19 people died then; it happens during the night, so a lot of people sleeping and couldn’t get out of their houses when mud walls collapsed.

More than 125 people are died in fierce dust storms in northern India, according to officials warning of more bad weather to come.

A lot of villages, High-speed winds and lightning have devastated, brought down walls and lot of people hurt.

According to the expert report, this is the highest death toll from such storms in last 20 years.

Official data said the death toll could increase as more bodies are found.

In this area Wind speeds around 132 km/h and heavy lightning.

More storms were probably across a wider area before the weekend, According to Meteorological Department.

In Agra, Uttar Pradesh Villagers in Badhera is a worst affected district, said they had no warning of the storm that devastated their homes.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Twitter that he was saddened by the loss of life.


According to AFP reported, on Wednesday 41,000 times lightning strikes in the state of Andhra Pradesh, because of lightning strikes more than 14 people were killed in the southern.

Senior police officials are saying that a high alert was issued across the northern state. The storm killed 3 people in the village, while quite a few others were taken to hospital with grave injuries.

10-year-old Abhishek Kumar was asleep with his family when the storm struck. Their house distorted, trapping him and his brother in the remains.

Villagers dug them out, but while Abhishek survived, his brother did not.

In this time Villagers are concerned as they have been warned that a similar storm could strike the region once more in the next 72 hours. Relief commissioners said “People should be alert,”

The storm brought down electricity, uprooted trees, destroyed houses and killed livestock.

In the 2 states of Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. Meteorological Department warned of another round of unsafe weather likely to strike the area.

According to this Department, There is an elevated chance that winds will increase in the next 72 hours in Rajasthan, which may lead to another dust storm.