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Weather Department Issues Thunderstorm Alert for 20 States India’s weather department has issued a thunderstorm alert for 20 states for today and tomorrow

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INDIA’S WEATHER department has issued a thunderstorm alert for 20 states for today and tomorrow, forcing Haryana to order schools shut and other state disaster management authorities to issue advisories.

The alert includes warnings for squall, hail, gusty winds and dust storm for the states of Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, West Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Sikkim, Odisha, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Interior Karnataka, Kerala, and Rajasthan.

This warning comes days after at least 124 people were killed and over 300 injured in thunderstorms and lightning over north India.

Haryana government ordered its schools shut for two days beginning today after the weather alert. Various state disaster management authorities have also issued alerts advising people to take precautions.

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