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Dust storm blankets New Delhi

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor June 13, 2019 13:27

Dust storm blankets New Delhi

A massive dust storm shrouded India’s capital evening, halting flights temporarily, according to local media.Video shared with Reuters showed the dust storm approaching New Delhi’s Gurugram at around 6:30pm local time.Airport officials told local media that Indira Gandhi International Airport suspended operations for around 35 minutes. About 27 flights heading towards the New Delhi airport were delayed or diverted before the airport resumed operations at 7:15pm local.

The city was experiencing a heatwave before this dust storm and rain brought temperatures down.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor June 13, 2019 13:27