At least 61 killed as fierce dust storms strike India, death toll over 200

– May 14, 2018

Wind speeds of up to 110 km/h (68 mph) and lightning devastated numerous villages, uprooting trees, bringing down homes and leaving at least 61 people dead and dozens injured since Sunday evening, May 13, according to BBC.

Similar unseasonal powerful dust storms and thundershowers in the past two weeks have left at least 202 people dead.

IMD meteorologists said more thunderstorms in north, north-east and parts of south India are expected over the next two days.

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