There is no relief from the Dust storm, as yet, as the some north states in the country are going to experience gusty winds and heavy downpour. The Delhi Police has already advised the commuters to take heed of the storm, and check before traveling in the conditions, because there are chances that roads could get clogged. National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has already sounded off the alert and advised people to practice caution. Yesterday night, many regions in NCR, Delhi, Haryana, Chandigarh experienced dust storm, which caused low visibility and cut electricity for few hours in the homes.
Delhi Metro has released a statement regarding the dust storm, “If wind speed is reported in the range of 70-90 kmph, then train movement will remain normal but trains will enter with a restricted speed of 40kmph or less at platforms on elevated sections. If wind speed is more than 90kmph, then trains will be put oh hold at platforms… no train will enter the platform with a speed of more than 15kmph. Normal movement of trains will be restored once the wind speed is less then 85kmph for continuous five minutes.”
Delhi Government has also asked the people to keep themselves updated about the situation, and to not venture outside. They’re also asked to not use electrical appliances during the storm, and stay indoors during the storm.