Dust storm, rain in Delhi bring down temperature
New Delhi: After a hot day at 36 degrees in Delhi, the capital city was swept by a dust storm followed by light showers as predicted by the Meteorological Department. The storm also resulted in a slight dip in temperature.
The weather officials had earlier in the day, predicted party cloudy sky with possibility of light rains. "Delhi will witness partly cloudy sky with possibility of very light rain, dust storm, thunderstorm accompanied with moderate squall," officials said.
The Met department's weather update for the night showed "thunderstorm with squall". The weather officials also predicted a Thunderstorm or dust storm for Monday.
The air quality also dropped to "unhealthy" with air quality index at 152.