India storms: death toll rises to 150
NEW DELHI: In India, death toll has been risen to one hundred and twenty five in fierce dust storms in northern part of the country.
High-speed winds and lightning have devastated many villages, brought down walls and left scores injured.
Officials have said the death toll could rise over the coming days.
India's Meteorological Department said more storms were likely across a wider area before the weekend.
In the two states of Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan, the storm has brought down electricity, uprooted trees, destroyed houses and killed livestock. APP/AFP