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Delhi schools in Tuesday afternoon shift to shut, advisory issued

Delhi schools in Tuesday afternoon shift to shut, advisory issued

The IMD weather bulletin, however, predicted thunderstorm accompanied with gusty winds at isolated places over Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi, western Uttar Pradesh and sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim.

The thunderstorm is likely to affect isolated places over Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand on Tuesday. Gusty winds hit Ajmer, Jaipur, Sikar and nearby areas in the morning leaving trees uprooted and sign boards damaged. Following the IMD warning, the Delhi Metro has made a decision to exercise extreme caution in running of trains. "The district and sub-district search and rescue teams have been put on standby", a senior official of the department said.

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At some places, the wind speed may go up to 50-70 kilometers per hour, it said. "It is a question of reliability; we should do some sort of reality check on how many times have the warnings come true", said Piyoosh Rautela, a senior official in the Department of Disaster Management, Uttarakhand.

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and Delhi police have also issued an advisory on the precautions to be taken during the thunderstorm.

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All evening schools will remain shut in Delhi, while Haryana has already announced 2-day holiday for schools.

The Delhi government and Delhi traffic police have also issued directives following the alert. The advisory said commuters should "keep themselves updated about weather conditions and plan their journey accordingly". If wind speed is more than 90kmph, then trains will be put oh hold at platforms... no train will enter the platform with a speed of more than 15kmph. It also advised commuters not to travel during a storm. Our correspondent reports, a separate alert has been issued for Saharanpur and Baharaich districts. An official of the Home Ministry of India said that heavy rains may occur at some places in Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, and Tripura.

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The severe and erratic weather conditions have been attributed to a western disturbance. They're also asked to not use electrical appliances during the storm, and stay indoors during the storm.

In the thunderstorm last week, at least 124 people died and more than 300 were injured in northern states.

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