Seven killed in dust storm in Uttar Pradesh

Seven persons, including four women, were killed in mishaps due to dust storm in Uttar Pradesh`s Sitapur district, official sources said on Thursday.

Last Updated: May 26, 2011, 21:37 PM IST

Lucknow: Seven persons, including four
women, were killed in mishaps due to dust storm in Uttar
Pradesh`s Sitapur district, official sources said on Thursday.
Wall collapse and uprooted trees caused the deaths
late last night in Malikapur, Rasulpur and Shahjani villages,
they said.

Meanwhile, the temperature today fell in many places
due to dust storm followed by light shower in the state, MeT
officials said.
Lucknow recorded a day temperature of 37.1 deg C,
which was three notches below normal.

The MeT department has forecast partly cloudy sky with
possibility of rain and thundershower in the next 24 hours.

PTI