According to the information given by the sources, in an incident that took in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat killed at least six, sixteen and nine respectively after a thunder storm and rain lashes out in the area.
Prime Minister has announced that families of all those who lost their lives in the storm will be given an ex-gratia of Rs. 2 lakh.
PMO tweeted: “PM @narendramodi has expressed grief at the loss of lives due to unseasonal rains and storms in MP, Rajasthan, Manipur & various parts of the country. The government is doing its best to provide all possible assistance to those affected. The situation is being monitored closely.”
A Met official stated: “Western Disturbance and winds with moisture from Arabian sea and Bay of Bengal are developing this kind of weather conditions. Gusty winds are causing dust storm mainly in Western parts of the state because the soil is loose and there is lack of moisture there.”
Thunderstorm also occurred in eastern parts of the state and similar weather conditions are most likely to prevail till Tuesday night.