Uttar Pradesh,May 18:Dust storm along with mild showers has brought down the day’s temperature below normal at several places in whole eastern and some western parts of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday.
In eastern UP, the normal life was affected this morning due to high velocity dust storm. 0.5 to 1mm rain was recorded at few places in Gorakhpur, Basti and Azamgarh divisions. The met office has predicted rain or thundershowers in some districts of East Uttar Pradesh during next 24 hours.
AIR Gorakhpur Correspondent reports that the parts of Central UP are still facing scorching heat while the weather is cloudy in rest parts of the state.
"The day’s maximum temperature in Lucknow today remained 40.5 degree Celsius which was 1 degree above normal. But in Gorakhpur and other parts of eastern UP the day’s temperature has come down 2 to 3 degrees below normal. The weather at these places has become pleasant. No loss of life has been reported due to today’s storm but the minor cases of fire due to high-velocity wind has been reported. The mango crop has been badly damaged due to repeated storms this week.