‘Apocalypse,’ Says Twitter as Dust Storm Hits Delhi NCR

A dust storm hit several parts of the national capital and its adjoining areas on Wednesday, 12 June, evening, resulting in thick haze which affected visibility.

A MeT official said thunderstorm and light rains are also expected because of a western disturbance and it is likely to bring down temperature.

Private weather forecaster Skymet Weather said parts of Delhi and NCR could also see “heavy showers”.

The Palam observatory recorded a high of 43.4 degrees Celsius and a low of 32.4 degrees on Wednesday.

‘Apocalypse, Cyclone Vayu Effect,’ Exclaims Twitter

Meanwhile, a slew of social media users took to Twitter, a few of them comparing the storm to an apocalypse.

While others termed the storms as an effect of Cyclone Vayu and hoped that the storm leads to rains.

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