Several states in north India have witnessed erratic weather pattern over the fortnight.
Several parts of Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh are also likely to witness another spell of thundershowers and dust storms accompanied with gusty winds and squall in the next few 48 hours. "I pray for the speedy recovery of those injured".
Thunderstorms and lightning on May 2-3 killed 134 people and injured over 400 in UP, Rajasthan, Telangana, Utttarakhand and Punjab. U.P. was the worst affected, accounting for 80 deaths, majority in Agra district. "This is likely to lead to consequential delays", said an airport official.
Various parts of the southern state witnessed rain, accompanied by gales.
# 04:40 PM: Weather took a turn in Gurugram as strong winds hit the city this afternoon. Gusty winds and rain lashed the national capital, causing the temperature to drop to 25.2 degrees Celsius.
Meanwhile, the maximum at Safdarjung settled at 42.2 degrees Celsius which is three notches above the normal levels while the minimum settled at 30.6 degrees which is five degrees above the normal levels. Humidity during the morning hours was recorded at 60 per cent, a MeT official said. "There could be over two dozen delays", a source said. The Palam observatory recorded a wind speed of 96 kmph, the officer said.
The strong winds knocked down almost 200 trees in the city.
In Jaitpur, a person was buried in the debris following a wall collapse, municipal authorities said.
Flight movements at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport were put on hold and a Srinagar flight to Delhi was diverted to Amritsar following bad weather conditions. 10 domestic flights were also diverted to nearby airports.
Somvati Sinha (56) died after a tree got uprooted and fell on her in east Delhi's Pandav Nagar during the storm, the police said.
The weatherman forecast partly cloudy skies and light rainfall tomorrow.
"A cyclonic circulation formed near Haryana and north Rajasthan along with the western disturbance".
"A cloud mass passed over Delhi".