New Delhi: 27 Flights arriving at the Indira Gandhi International Airport were diverted due to a sudden dust storm in the city Wednesday evening. Many aircraft could not fly. Flight operations were affected for about 25 minutes. The landing and takeoff was resumed later. The maximum temperature in Delhi was 43.4 degrees Celsius on Wednesday.
According to information, the cyclonic storm air in the Arabian Sea caused heavy rains in Mumbai. The administration has stopped the precautionary of several beaches in Maharashtra including Mumbai for two days in view of the safety of tourists. All between Konkan, Palghar, Mumbai, Raigarh, Sindhudurg, Thane and Ratnagiri will remain closed on June 12 and 13.
With this, heavy rains lashed Mumbai's areas including Bandra, Dadar, Khar, Andheri. A Thai Airways plane collided with a light on the runway due to rain. However, there was no major accident in the meantime. Heavy rain hits Baramulla in Jammu and Kashmir. 2 women were killed by the typhoon in Bandipora. The Met department has predicted rain in the state in the next 24 hours. The heat was relieved due to rain on Wednesday in Himachal.