Details of Disaster Information


India : Sand storm : 2015/05/02
GLIDE: ST-2018-000047-IND  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2015/05/02
Country
   or
District
India
Name Sand storm
Outline Fierce winds and lightning strikes created by a powerful dust storm have killed about 110 people and injured hundreds more in the northern Indian states of Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Government of India 2018/05/22
Killed: 88
Injured:191
House damaged:191

Related Links
Report/Articles
  • Government of India 2018/05/22
    Situation report regarding damages reported due to Lightning and thunder storm occurred in Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Delhi and Uttarakhand [As on 22nd May, 2018 up to 1730 Hrs]
  • BBC 2018/05/14
    At least 61 people have died in fierce dust storms across four Indian states since Sunday evening, 13 May. The northern state of Uttar Pradesh reported the highest death toll - 38.
  • BBC 2018/05/04
    At least 125 people are now reported to have died in fierce dust storms in northern India, with officials warning of more bad weather to come.
  • CNN 2018/05/04
    More than 110 killed by high-intensity dust storms in India