States On Haryana Colleges Closed, Thunderstorm Warn For 2 Seasons

Pauline Gross
May 7, 2018

The department also asked residents not to panic, but make sure that electrical appliances have been unplugged during the thunderstorm.

After May 7 and 8 warning, the Haryana government had ordered the closing of all private as well as government schools for two days in the wake of Met department's warnings.

On, heavy rain is very likely at isolated places over south interior Karnataka and Kerala. According to the Home Ministry, there may be rain accompanied by thunderstorms and hailstorms in some places of Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh within next 48 hours, while in some places of Uttarakhand and Punjab, rain can be accompanied with strong winds and thunderstorms.

Barely days after heavy dust and thunderstorms resulted in the death of 126 people in north India, more thunderstorms are likely to affect 13 states and 2 union territories on Monday, the Union Home Ministry said in a recent advisory.

The weatherman has forecast thunderstorm with squall at isolated places in the state on May 7 and thunderstorm with squall and hail at some places on May 8.

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The Haryana Revenue and Disaster Management Department has also issued a few guidelines on how to deal with the weather and said that special attention must be paid to children and senior citizens.

A government spokesperson said all departments have been directed to stay alert and prepare emergency kits with essential items for safety and survival.

Atleast 124 people died and over 300 were injured at thunderstorms and lightning that hit five countries a week.

There may be heavy rains today in some places of Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura.

Thunderstorm accompanied with squall and hail very likely at isolated places over Uttarakhand, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir.

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